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Adultery Crime Closer To Repeal In Colorado

DENVER (AP) – The crime of adultery is closer to coming off Colorado’s law books after a vote Wednesday in the state Senate.

A bill approved on a 3-2 party-line vote would eliminate the unenforced adultery crime and a related immorality charge of providing a place for unmarried people to have sex.

The repeal has passed the Senate before. But Republicans in the House blocked it last year out of fear repeal could endanger sex trafficking cases because of a sexual immorality provision. The bill’s supporters say other crimes cover pandering and related crimes.

This year, the bill has cleared the House and appears more likely to succeed.

LINK: House Bill 1166

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