Act amending "crimes against nature" laws in the Colorado Criminal Code (1939)

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Title

Act amending "crimes against nature" laws in the Colorado Criminal Code (1939)

Subject

sodomy, crimes against nature

Description

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 fourteen years in prison.

Creator

General Assembly of the State of Colorado

Source

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

Date

April 3, 1939

Contributor

Thomas R. Dunn (researcher)

Rights

Public domain -- government document

Format

PDF, JPEG

Language

English

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Original Format

paper

Files

Citation

General Assembly of the State of Colorado, “Act amending "crimes against nature" laws in the Colorado Criminal Code (1939),” Northern Colorado Queer Memory Project, accessed February 1, 2023, https://nocoqueermemory.omeka.net/items/show/161.