Aggravated Sodomy Summary

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David Harrison
10/03/10
Ignorance is no Defense
Aggravated Sodomy Summary

Reference(s):
1) Ignorance is no Defense pp. 30-31
2) Holy Bible: Genesis 18-19

The definition of sodomy defined by google.com is intercourse via anal or oral, committed by a man or woman. My definition of it is sexual activity that is not considered the natural course of sexual contact, and/or sexual intercourse. Aggravated sodomy is a crime in any state, but in Georgia this crime, even as a minor can get you 25 years in prison without parole as the minimum, and can be sentenced to a maximum of life in prison. In Genesis 18-19, it clearly states that in the city of Sodom and Gomorrah there was lots of crimes going, not only was there homosexuality raving throughout the city, but there was aggravated assault, murder, robberies with a firearm, aggravated sodomy, and more to the extent where it went past the aggravated point. These crimes could get you 25 to life, maybe even more, in the present day, but back then everyone would have extraordinarily long sentences. God decided to destroy this city, but Abraham wanted God to spare the city if he could find at least 10 righteous men in the city. Lot was in this city along with his wife, daughters, and sons-in-law. In Genesis 19:1-12, it states that Lot housed two angels that night, and after Lot baked bread for them to eat, some wicked men (they would be known as homosexuals, today) came to Lot’s door and said, “Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them to us, for we may know them.” Lot tried to persuade them in taking one of his daughters instead, but men didn’t accept, instead they replied, “Stand back!” Then they said, “This one came in to stay here, and he keeps acting as a judge; now we will deal worse with you than with them.” This was just one example of some of the wicked things that were going on in Sodom, Lot was pulled into his house at this time and the angels said, “Have you anyone else here?...
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