anti-sodomy

adjective
an·​ti-sod·​omy | \ˌan-tē-ˈsä-də-mē, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or antisodomy

Definition of anti-sodomy 

: serving or intended to prevent or punish sodomy By the time of the Lawrence case, states had either repealed anti-sodomy laws or were not enforcing them.— Bill Keller

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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