12 May '11, 12am

Oops! Florida Accidentally Bans Sex

Oops! Florida Accidentally Bans Sex

We thought that the state of Florida might have a little too much sex on their minds after proposing nearly 20 different abortion bans as well as chastising a legislator for saying "uterus" on the chamber floor . So I guess we shouldn't be shocked that they sort of accidentally banned sex all together, right? Southern Fried Science gives the legal wording of the bill, which apparently was meant to ban bestiality (Seriously? You had to ban it to get people to stop?), but, since people are technically animals, essentially bans the act of sexual intercourse all together. Detractors say that he's being too literal, because courts would recognize the intent of the law wasn't to ban sex all together, and would "almost certainly read the statute's use of the term 'animals' as 'non-human animals'." If you have to rely on courts "almost certainly" interpreting your law properly, yo...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/politics/blog/oops-florida-ac...

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