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Collection on Repeal of Nevada's Anti-Sodomy Law
Coll #: MS-00726
Date: 1899-1993
Extent: 1 box (0.64 cubic feet. 0.58 linear feet)
The collection on Repeal of Nevada's Anti-Sodomy Law (1899-1993), was compiled during the Nevada State Legislature's debate on whether to repeal Nevada's anti-sodomy law in 1993. The bulk of the records are photocopied, Nevada State Prison Records for the twenty-five individuals prosecuted for sodomy between 1899 and 1953. Incuded with these records is an inventory. Other photocopied records include: Senate Bill 466 Legislative History Sodomy Law Repeal, 1993; LH-93-1 S.B. 466 of the 67th Session of the Nevada Legislation SEXUAL CONDUCT, 1993 and a number of affidavits from medical practitioners and religious leaders. Included with the affidavits is an inventory.
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