Saturday, April 6, 2019
From NPR News:
Until this week, sex between unmarried people in Utah was technically illegal, a vestige of earlier times.
That changed Wednesday, when Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill that decriminalizes sex outside of marriage in the state, spokesperson Anna Lehnardt tells NPR.
Utah's 1973 fornication law designated sex outside of marriage as a class B misdemeanor. The act carried a possible penalty of up to six months in jail or a maximum fine of $1,000.
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