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Old 05-26-2010, 12:37 PM
Location: WV
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1.) Unmarried couple who live together and “lewdly associate” with one another may face up to a year in prison.

2.) When a railroad passes within 1 mile of a community of 100 or more people in it, they must build a station and stop there regularly to pick up and drop off passengers.

3.) Any person who commits adultery shall be fined at least twenty dollars.

4.) It is legal for a male to have sex with an animal as long as it does not exceed 40 lbs.

5.) A tax of 1 cent is levied for every 16 and 9 ounces of coke sold in a store.

6.) A person may be placed in jail for up to six months for making fun of someone who does not accept a challege.

7.) It is illegal to snooze on a train.

8.) A person may not hold public office if he or she has ever participated in a duel.

9.) For each act of public swearing a person shall be fined one dollar.

10.) According to the state constitution, it is unlawful for anyone to own a red or a black flag.
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Old 05-26-2010, 10:18 PM
Location: Charleston, West Virginia USA
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§61-8-3. Adultery and fornication; penalty.
If any person commit adultery or fornication, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be fined not less than twenty dollars.

§61-8-4. Lewd and lascivious cohabitation and conduct; penalty; when persons presumed to be unmarried.
If any persons, not married to each other, lewdly and lasciviously associate and cohabit together, or, whether married or not, be guilty of open or gross lewdness and lasciviousness, they shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be fined not less than fifty dollars, and may, in the discretion of the court, be imprisoned not exceeding six months, and, upon a repetition of the offense, they shall, upon conviction, be confined in jail not less than six nor more than twelve months. In prosecutions for adultery and fornication, and for lewdly and lasciviously cohabiting together, the persons named in the indictment shall be presumed to be unmarried persons in the absence of proof to the contrary.
WV Code Chapter 61 Article 8

Being naturally prone to fornication . . I recently had to research this, and learnt, to their credit, a US Supreme Court ruled that laws against fornicators, such as cohabitation, and etceteras, were Un-Constitutional, which is to say, Un-American.

So to my knowledge, fornication, is therefore, lawful in the State of West Virginia, ninety days past the day of March 13, 2010, per this repeal :
SB457 SUB1 enr

As the law seems to be still in effect in the writing of this, I must deny any fornicating activity, unless of course, it's to my advantage in a duel.
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Old 05-27-2010, 07:43 AM
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In the 1970's many of the 'old laws were purged from the law.

One that I remember...'requiring all able bodied men attending church to take their weapons with them as protection from indian attack....was removed.

Looks like its time again...
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