A Republican lawmaker in Virginia has proposed re-criminalizing oral and anal sex — but only for teenagers. State Senator Thomas Garrett, who calls himself a “Cuccinelli Conservative,” filed a bill on Wednesday to “amend and reenact § 18.2-361 of the Code of Virginia, relating to crimes against nature.”
Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a bid by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to re-establish the ban on oral and anal sex in his state. The law had previously been declared to be unconstitutional by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
In its 2003 Lawrence v. Texas decision, the Supreme Court had ruled that all sodomy laws were unconstitutional, but Cuccinelli argued that the ruling did not apply to minors. Full Article