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A 1939 revision to the original "crimes against nature" law in the State of Colorado. The law specified in greater detail the crime, including reference to "copulation per anus or os." It also revised down the penalty to at least one but no more than…

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Section 46 of the Criminal Code of Colorado, established in 1861. It made "crimes against nature" (which typically included sodomy) a crime in the newly established Colorado Territory. The law would be revised several times, until it was revised out…

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The Fort Collins Courier reports on the events of the local grand jury, including charging a man named James Kennelly with a "crime against nature." The details of the crime are vague, but may have included homosexual acts. If so, Kennelly may have…
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