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fornication

1. Law voluntary sexual intercourse between two persons of the opposite sex, where one is or both are unmarried
2. Bible sexual immorality in general, esp adultery
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Over a decade ago the parliament had passed the Protection of Law (Criminal Laws Amendment) Act, 2006, known as Women Protection Act, which was aimed at providing relief and protection to women against misuse of law related to adultery, fornication, sexual abuse, etc.
She describes the increased criminal prosecution of black men for bigamy, adultery, and fornication shortly after marriage for blacks became legal, warning that similar patterns could be in store for gays.
Death sentences were carried out for alleged crimes including apostasy, spying, "fornication" and "mockery of the Caliphate".
In the realm of the unfamiliar, the sexual style of the later empire broke with classical tradition by streamlining the diversity of extramarital acts into the all-consuming category of fornication and by posing a theory of free will in erotic experience counter to the sexual fatalism of an earlier age.
The Public Prosecution had earlier charged the accused with adultery, luring young girls and women into fornication, and forging official documents.
"This 'girl next door' wannabe uses her music to advocate for fornication early and often," the church said in a (http://www.godhatesfags.com/schedule.html) statement on their website.
Many church followers come and report many cases regarding fornication, infidelity and priests have secretly fathered kids, but the Church always remained secretive.
May 17, 2012 (KHARTOUM) -- A court in the Sudanese capital Khartoum has sentenced an unidentified woman to be executed by stoning for committing the "crime of fornication" under Islamic Shariah laws, local newspapers reported on Wednesday.
TV soaps are awash with immorality, violence and fornication and they win awards for it.
All there is in the Quran is a verse in Sura "Al Noor: 2 and 3) which deals with the punishment for fornication. There are verses that deal with married women if they commit adultery, etc.