consenting adult


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consenting adult

A mature individual who agrees to participate in social or sexual activity by virtue of his or her own desire or free will.
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I have spent years as a gay activist arguing that sex between two consenting adults is a private act and therefore no one should interfere, especially the state.
No, the consumerswere not consenting adults, but victimswhowere seduced, groomed and lured into the bankers'' financial trap in order for those Amani clad racketeers to claim their immoral rewards.
1957: The Wolfenden Report recommended that homosexual acts between consenting adults should be decriminalised in the UK.
While judges are not and need not be experts in computer technologies, we believe this case offers the federal courts an opportunity to give further clarity to the Massachusetts law, while also making clear that free expression of sexuality among consenting adults must be protected.
A school source said: "It is between two consenting adults, the problem stems from the fact that this film was left in the wrong place and a possible misuse of school equipment.
The Delhi High Court ruled that homosexual sex among consenting adults is not a crime.
Lancaster concluded that federal obscenity laws "violate the constitutional guarantees of personal liberty and privacy of consenting adults who wish to view defendants' films in private." But that December the U.S.
is fit to be heardonly among consenting adults in private"
Thank you to Mr Fernandes for putting things in perspective, the death of those who died in the horrific crash, the issue of sleepless in Dubai and the massive inflationary issue of the UAE, all take precedence over what is, at worse, a foolish mistake between two consenting adults, who should have known better and will be dealt - hopefully fairly - by the law and not tried and judged in these pages.
Whether it's deciding for us what we can or cannot put into our bodies, how we share our bodies with other consenting adults, or whether an adult woman can decide for herself whether or not an abortion is the best choice for her, the government should just remember the Tenth Amendment, stop trying to impose their morality on people, and leave us alone!
It said that the promise was part of a voluntary exchange of commitments negotiated between two consenting adults, each represented by counsel, and meant to have legally enforceable consequences.
What does it matter if consenting adults of the same sex fancy each other?