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India Supreme Court Says Adultery No Longer A Crime

India Supreme Court Says Adultery No Longer A Crime

Adultery is no longer a crime, India’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday, declaring a colonial-era law that punished the offence with jail time unconstitutional and discriminatory against women. The more than century-old law prescribed that any man who slept with a married woman without her husband’s permission had committed adultery, a crime carrying a five-year prison […] Read More

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