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South Korea Overturns Adultery Ban

A South Korean court has struck down a controversial, decades-old law that bans extra-marital sex. The Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled by a vote of 7-2 against the adultery ban, which was enacted in 1953. "Even if adultery should be condemned as immoral, state power should not intervene in individual private lives," said presiding justice Park Han-Chul. More than 5,400 people have been indicted on adultery charges in the past six years, according to official...

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