Oral sex is also illegal in the state of Indiana. In addition, drinking from your bottle at the bar can lead to your arrest. It's illegal to force a monkey to smoke a cigarette. Below are 10 of our picks for the dumbest laws in the state of Indiana that you may be breaking regularly and you have no idea you are doing it.
Because rounding it to 3.14 takes too long. Nobody has time for that. I am 39 years old and have never worked a day on a public road in my life. That's 21 years of breaking the law.
Does that mean life imprisonment if I get caught? It is illegal for a man to become sexually aroused in public. Some states still have laws against oral sex on their books. These types of laws cannot be enforced due to a 2003 Supreme Court ruling. The graphic is accurate in that some states still have laws against oral sex on the books, an artifact of anti-sodomy laws that some states rewrote to specifically target LGBTQ residents.
However, this graphic fails to point out that these types of laws are inapplicable due to the 2003 Supreme Court ruling in Lawrence v. Texas, which declared the Texas anti-sodomy law unconstitutional. This case does not involve minors. It does not involve people who may be injured or coerced or who are in relationships where consent cannot be easily denied.
It does not involve public conduct or prostitution. It does not imply whether the government should give formal recognition to any relationship in which gay people try to enter into. The case involves two adults who, with the full and mutual consent of the other, participated in sexual practices common to a homosexual lifestyle. Petitioners have the right to have their private lives respected.
The State cannot degrade their existence or control their destiny by making their private sexual conduct a crime. It is true that laws exist and are on the books. However, starting in 2003, they now only exist as legal and unconstitutional curiosity. This material cannot be reproduced without permission.