State Laws and Legislation

Oklahoma Sodomy Law

Oklahoma’s sodomy law was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26, 2003, as a result of the Court’s decision in Lawrence v. Texas, No. 02-102 (U.S. June 26, 2003). The Oklahoma sodomy law applied to both same-sex partners and was punishable with up to 10 years in prison. 21 Okla. St. §§ 887-88 (2002).


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