And finally… legislate to fornicate

It will soon be legal to have sex outside of marriage in the US state of Utah following new legislation.

The state legislature voted by 41-32 this week to repeal the misdemeanour crime of fornication.

Once signed into law, Senate Bill 43 will overturn a 1973 law which said: “Any unmarried person who shall voluntarily engage in sexual intercourse with another is guilty of fornication.”

The bill is now pending signature or veto from Governor Gary Herbert, FOX News reports.

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