Canada to Abolish Anal Sex Law

by Admin on November 17, 2016

The act of sodomy carries a 10 year jail term


Canada’s Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is reportedly set to announce a relaxation of the Canadian anal sex law reports Globe and Mail.

According to The Globe and Mail, Section 159 of the Criminal Code currently says that anyone who engages in anal intercourse is guilty of an indictable offence — facing up to 10 years in prison — or an offence punishable on summary conviction.

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Exceptions to the law are straight married couples and consenting people over 18, so long as there are no other people in the room.

Many have claimed that the law is unconstitutional and discriminatory against gay and bisexual men. Although very few states have carried out the law, the state of Ontario has charged 22 people with the offence in the last eight years.

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