Act Concerning Offenses Against Public Morality added to the Colorado Criminal Code (1885)

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Title

Act Concerning Offenses Against Public Morality added to the Colorado Criminal Code (1885)

Subject

obscenity, criminal code

Description

The full text of the first obscenity law passed in Colorado in 1885. The law became a powerful tool for restricting the distribution of information about obscene subjects (like homosexuality), in addition to placing strict limits on objects with a sexual purpose (i.e. sex toys).

Creator

General Assembly of the State of Colorado

Source

Colorado Criminal Code

Publisher

Colorado Session Laws, William A. Wise Law Library, University of Colorado

Date

April 9, 1885

Contributor

Thomas R. Dunn (researcher)

Rights

Public domain -- government publication

Format

PDF, JPEG

Language

English

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Original Format

paper

Files

Citation

General Assembly of the State of Colorado, “Act Concerning Offenses Against Public Morality added to the Colorado Criminal Code (1885),” Northern Colorado Queer Memory Project, accessed February 1, 2023, https://nocoqueermemory.omeka.net/items/show/160.