Explicit Sex Laws Necessary in This Topsy-turvy World
When Georgia’s incest law was written, it addressed only opposite-sex intimate contact with related individuals. Judges could discern when to apply the incest law to same-sex relationships and, no doubt, did so. Now, it’s necessary to pass a specific law prohibiting same-sex incest. So, in 2007, Senator Preston Smith introduced S.B. 54 prohibiting intercourse and sodomy with relatives of either sex. It passed the Senate, but died in the House. So, he’s trying again.
S.B. 439, introduced March 8th, requires gender neutral incest laws, stating that a person commits incest when engaging in sexual intercourse or sodomy with a relative. Defines incest couplings as follows: father with child or stepchild; mother with child or stepchild; whole or half sibling with whole or half sibling; grandparent with grandchild; aunt with niece or nephew; uncle with niece or nephew. Passed the Senate 42 – 0, March 18, 2010 and goes to the House.
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Restoring Gun Rights in Declared Emergencies
Radio Commentary, WMVV 90.7 New Life FM, March 19, 2010
By Sue Ella Deadwyler
Good morning, Jim. For many years, citizens’ rights to own and carry firearms has been challenged and restricted by local governments, but that’s about to change. If a case filed by residents of Chicago and surrounding areas is successful, the U.S. Supreme Court just might strike down state and local laws that ban handguns. The case asks the Court to make the same ruling for cities and states as it did in a decision supporting gun rights in Washington, D.C. that’s under federal jurisdiction. That 2008 decision affirmed the Constitution’s Second Amendment protection of the individual’s right to have guns, at least for self-defense in the home.
Another suit was filed against a Massachusetts law requiring guns to be locked when they’re kept at home. If the Court follows its D.C. ruling, a future decision in Massachusetts will, probably, favor gun owners there, since the D.C. decision struck down trigger-lock requirements for privately-owned guns.
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In the Georgia General Assembly
To Vote YES on
It’s A Georgia Bill to Protect Our
Right to Choose Health Care Insurance in Georgia
Call Friday March 19th and early Monday the 22nd
H.R. 1086 is scheduled for a Floor Vote Monday, March 22nd
H.R. 1086 adds a new section to the Constitution of Georgia – Section V, Health Care, Paragraph I defines the terms used and Paragraph II explains the purpose of the amendment is “to preserve the freedom of citizens of this state to provide for their health care.”
For this morning!
Tell Congressmen Barrow and Marshall to vote NO
on Federal Health Care.
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