Last edited: February 14, 2005

ACLU Begins Preparations for a Test Case

Gay Blade, September 1970

The Washington ACLU is now in the process of preparing a case which if won would erase DC's sodomy statute from the books. Two male couples and one female couple have volunteered to aid in the case, which would involve "staging" a homosexual act between two adults. The participants will then act as plaintiffs, not defendants, by asking the court to throw out the law because it interferes with their civil liberties. 


At this point, the Gay Blade did not have headlines. The headline has been added for clarity and web navigation. -Bob Summersgill

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