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Senate votes to strike obsolete law on gay sex

 


By JAYME FRASER

HELENA – Sen. Christine Kaufmann, D-Helena, said she doesn't want to be "held in the same regard, the same disgust" as people who have sex with animals.

And the Senate largely agreed with a 41-9 vote Wednesday to decriminalize homosexuality.

Montana law currently defines "deviate sexual relations" as "sexual contact or sexual intercourse between two persons of the same sex or any form of sexual intercourse with an animal."

"For 10 years I've been an equal member of these legislative bodies with you," said Kaufmann, who is openly gay. "But this code says I should have s...



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