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MISSISSIPPI: Class Action Suit Filed Against State Over Sodomy Convictions Requiring Sex Offender Status

Courthouse News Service reports: A federal class action filed more than a decade after the Supreme Court struck down state sodomy laws challenges a Mississippi statute that requires people convicted of having anal sex to register as sex offenders. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of five Mississippi residents who say they were convicted under... The post MISSISSIPPI: Class Action Suit Filed Against State Over Sodomy Convictions Requiring Sex Offender Status appeared first on Joe.
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