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This article is a modified version of Chapter 5 of the author's book Morality, Sex, and the Constitution: A Christian Perspective on the Power of Government to Regulate Private Sexual Conduct between Consenting Adults, Copyright ©1985, University Press of America.

G. Sidney Buchanan is a Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center. A.B., Princeton University (1956); J.D., University of Michigan (1959). Member, Texas Bar.

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