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  •  Here's the text of the statute: (9+ / 0-)
    § 18.2-361
    Crimes against nature

    A. If any person carnally knows in any manner any brute animal, or carnally knows any male or female person by the anus or by or with the mouth, or voluntarily submits to such carnal knowledge, he or she shall be guilty of a Class 6 felony, except as provided in subsection B.

    Anything that's not involving an animal, a mouth, or an anus is a-OK.  For now.

    That's not even "gun control". It's more like "massacre control".

    by Inland on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 01:07:23 PM PDT

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    •  Oh. My. God. n/t (3+ / 0-)
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      Just because the government keeps a record of real property transfers, it doesn't mean that the government wants to confiscate your home.

      by NCJan on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 01:09:56 PM PDT

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    •  Crimes against nature?! (1+ / 0-)
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      Teaching "intelligent design" or telling children that the earth is only 6000 years old... now that's a crime against nature!

      The language of this bill is hillarious.

      And what the hell is a "brute animal"?  If Cuccinelli f@cks a show poodle, is that OK under the law? If the animal is not a brute, but a considerate and well-behaved farm animal, is that OK?

      They seem determined to (a) draw a Santorum-like comparison between bestiality and same-sex sexual relations, and (b) enshrine in formal law a medieval concept of "natural law" that has absolutely nothing to do with nature, or law.

      “If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.” Charles Darwin

      by ivorybill on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 01:46:59 PM PDT

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    •  A Felony? (1+ / 0-)
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      And felons can't vote.  YEEE-HAW!!  Let's rig all future elections!  Bust all Democrats for felony fellatio and presto!  Permanent Republican majority!

      We do not forgive. We do not forget. The whole world is watching.

      by Tracker on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 01:49:42 PM PDT

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    •  Someone should orchestrate with a college (2+ / 0-)
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      Have the students line up at the police station and turn themselves in for "crimes against nature".  

      Can you imagine being convicted of this and having to declare it on all your job applications?  

      So.. you were convicted of a felony, eh?  What did that consist of?

      I went down on my girlfriend.  Oops.

      How does one achieve nirvana? Lower your expectations. Problem solved. Crisis averted.

      by darlalalala on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 02:54:06 PM PDT

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    •  So that means all colonoscopies are illegal (2+ / 0-)
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      as well?

      You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

      by Throw The Bums Out on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 05:06:26 PM PDT

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