is defined by law as "voluntary sexual intercourse between a man and a woman who are not married to each other but one of whom is married to someone else".
Dumais, D-Montgomery, is making her second attempt in as many years to have adultery
, a misdemeanor offense, repealed, calling the law "archaic" in committee hearings.
The plaintiff in this divorce case must respond to an interrogatory and a request for admission concerning misdemeanor acts of adultery
despite invoking his right against self-incrimination.
Previously, the Lahore High Court had reinstated a section of the act to allow Christian men to divorce women for reasons other than adultery
is no longer a crime, India's top court has ruled, declaring a colonial-era law that punished the offence with prison time unconstitutional and discriminatory against women.
1 -- A five-judge Constitution Bench, led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justices Rohinton Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra on September 27 held that adultery
is not a crime and struck down Section 497 of Indian Penal Code, a 150 year-old law.
For the moral police, this is more than adultery
. If they stop, and if I am not a true friend, I can just shout for help.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court of India on Thursday while striking down the law on adultery
- Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 497 - said that treating it as an offence would tantamount to punishing people who are unhappy in marital relationships.
New Delhi: Adultery
cannot be considered a criminal offense, Indian Supreme Court said.
Jesus said to His disciples: "You have heard that it was said, You shall not commit adultery
. But I say to you, everyone who looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery
with her in his heart.
St Mark Coptic Orthodox Church - CC via Wikimedia Commons/Yasser Nazmi CAIRO -- 3 May 2018: The matter of divorces amongst the Coptic community in Egypt has been one of the most troubling issues in the church since 2008; the year in which Pope Shenouda lll of Alexandria proclaimed that divorce must be on the grounds of adultery
. Eight important questions to understand the issue of divorce in the Coptic Church: Does Christianity allow for divorce?
LAHORE -- Punjab Commission on Status of Women Chairperson Fauzia Waqar on Thursday requested the Lahore High Court to uphold an earlier decision by the court of restoring section 7 of Christian Divorce Act 1869, which enabled Christian men to divorce their spouses without using the charge of adultery