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Alaska governor’s pick for key post wants to criminalize adultery, premarital sex

Republican Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell's nominee for the Alaska Judiciary Council would like to see Alaskans prosecuted for having sex outside marriage.

In telephone testimony, Don Haase of Valdez told the state Senate Judiciary Committee that premarital sex should be outlawed because it could "cause violence" and "spread disease," according to The Anchorage Daily News.

Haase admitted to the committee that he had failed to disclose that he had been president of Eagle Forum Alaska, a blog that advocates for conservative principles.

Members of the committee noted that one blog post at the website called for the criminalization of adultery.

"Lawmakers and judges in Michigan are holding married couples accountable for their vows of fidelity," Ohio pastor Rod Parsley wrote. "An appeals court has ruled that anyone involved in an extramarital affair can be prosecuted for first-degree c


Added: Mar-26-2011 
By: caddy56
Tags: Governor, Alaska, premarital sex, felony, illegal, adultery
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