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  Immorality Act - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Immorality Act was one of the most controversial legislative acts of South African Apartheid.
One of the first people convicted of the immorality act was a Cape Dutch Reformed minister; he was caught having sex with a domestic worker in his garage.
In 1985 the Immorality Act and Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act were both repealed.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Immorality_Act   (204 words)

  Immorality Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Immorality Act was one of the most controversial legislative acts of South African Apartheid.
One of the first people convicted of the immorality act was a Cape Dutch Reformed minister; he was caught having sex with a domestic worker in his garage.
In 1985 the Immorality Act and Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act were both repealed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Immorality_Act   (212 words)

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A conjugal act respectful of what Pope John Paul II calls the "nuptial meaning" of the body and of the willing submissiveness of sexed humanity to the gift of fertility11 is one that is "open" to the transmission of life.
The contraceptive act is not simply nonprocreative (i.e., one that does not in fact result in pregnancy) but antiprocreative, i.e., an attack on the goodness of the procreativity of marriage and of human sexuality.
They abstain from the act not because they consider it wrong or repugnant--far from it; they abstain because they realize that to express their love for one another in the marital act here and now would be irresponsible (or would require them to contracept and be morally irresponsible in that way).
www.ewtn.com /library/MARRIAGE/SEXSAN.TXT   (3587 words)

 Population Registration Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Population Registration Act of 1950 required that all inhabitants of South Africa be classified in accordance with their racial characteristics as part of the system of apartheid.
Under the Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act of 1949, marrying a person of a different race was illegal.
With the enactment of the Immorality Amendment Act (Immorality Act) of 1957, it also became a crime to display intent or interest in conducting a relationship with a member of a different race.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Population_Registration_Act   (231 words)

 5 Decades of Student Protest @ UCT
The National Party’s ascension to power in 1940 was later followed by the passing of numerous Acts (including the "Population Registration Act, the Group Areas Act, the Suppression of Communism Act, the Immorality Act, etc.) which served to officially segregate different sectors of the population.
The passing of the Extension of University’s Act in 1959 proved to be a watershed event.
It was not, however, until 1959 that the Extention of University Education Act was passed, and the Universities’ traditional right to impose their own admissions criteria was ended.
web.uct.ac.za /depts/saf/protest/3/50gall.htm   (555 words)

 South Africa - Legislative Implementation of Apartheid
The act required that people be classified primarily on the basis of their "community acceptability"; later amendments placed greater stress on "appearance" in order to deal with the practice of light-colored fls "passing" as whites.
The Group Areas Act (No. 41) of 1950 extended the provisions of the Natives Land Act (No. 27) of 1913, and later laws divided South Africa into separate areas for whites and fls (including coloureds), and gave the government the power to forcibly remove people from areas not designated for their particular racial group.
The Criminal Law Amendment Act (No. 8) of 1953 stated that anyone accompanying a person found guilty of offenses committed while "protest[ing], or in support of any campaign for the repeal or modification of any law," would also be presumed guilty and would have the burden of proving his or her innocence.
countrystudies.us /south-africa/25.htm   (1144 words)

 RACE AGAINST TIME: Making the new South Africa - NI 159 - THE FACTS
This means not only the descendants of fl-white liaisons centuries ago and more recently but also acts as a catch-all for anyone with light brown skin not designated ‘Indian’.
The Land Act of 1913 passed by the newly-allied Boers and British removed from fl people the right to own land and apportioned 87% of South Africa’s land to whites.
The rest - fragmented parcels of the most infertile land with the least natural resources - was designated as reserves’ for fl people.
www.newint.org /issue159/facts.htm   (662 words)

 War Is Immoral -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The target of Collier's "Immorality" charge is the lack of poetic justice and exemplary morality in the plays discussed.
Collier performs detailed readings to demonstrate that all the characters are wicked and immoral and denounces the playwrights for failing to punish them, indeed for even, in many cases, rewarding them.
Vanbrugh, by contrast, refused to take the attack on his plays seriously, and his response, ''A Short Vindication of'' The Relapse ''and'' The Provok'd Wife ''From Immorality and Prophaneness'', is brief and jocular, charging the clergyman Collier with being more sensitive to unflattering portrayals of the clergy than to real profanity.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/165/war-is-immoral.html   (1223 words)

 The Acts that Established Apartheid
This act was the vanguard of the the apartheid acts that were passed in the 1950's.
This act led to massive relocations of fl and colored populations to townships outside the cities.
This act allowed any police officer at or above the rank of lieutenant colonel to "detain for interrogation" any person suspected of "terrorism." Since terrorism was not really defined, this act had massive potential for abuse; torture of suspects became common during this period, and the number of deaths in detention increased dramatically.
mywebpages.comcast.net /kleinbottle23/1950acts.html   (585 words)

 South African Legislation
The act gave Africans exclusive rights to their "homelands." This was the portion of the country reserved for African occupation and equaled about twenty-three million acres (Thompson 46).
This act "was meant to tighten the already harsh constraints of the 1923 Urban Areas Act" (Butler 100).
The Immorality Act of 1950 was a branch of the Mixed Marriages Act.
www.eou.edu /~nknowles/fall2000/saleg.html   (1637 words)

 The Rise of the Sourh African Reich - Chapter 9
This immensely complicated Act, which cuts across all property rights, has been amended on innumerable occasions and is still in the process of enforcement, with many areas of the country not yet demarcated for the ownership or occupation of any group.
One clause of the Act was designed to facilitate the formation of a separate union and the collection of dues by White workers who did not wish to belong to a mainly non-White union.
The purpose of the Act was to ensure that the race classification on a birth certificate was the same as that on the Population Register.
www.anc.org.za /books/reich9.html   (10018 words)

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This act divided South Africa into exclusively white or fl areas, in the process giving ninety percent of the land to the ten percent of the population that is white.
This act was designed to stem the tide of fls that were moving into "white" neighborhoods.
This act officially sanctioned the already common practice of "job reservation" that required certain jobs to be practiced by whites only.
mywebpages.comcast.net /kleinbottle23/satime.html   (897 words)

 Volume ONE Chapter TEN
This Act repealed the 1927 Immorality Act and the 1950 Immorality Amendment Act.
The population register as compiled by the 1986 Identification Act was to remain in effect until the 1983 Republic of South Africa Constitution Act was repealed.
The Act made provision for three stages of autonomy: Homelands could progress from territorial authority status, in which no legislative power was conferred to the territory, to responsible government (the second stage) to self-government (the third stage).
www.id1.pomona.edu /truth/truth/truth1/trc_final/1chap13.htm   (12412 words)

As I have also mentioned previously, “immorality” is like no other sin, it is a sin that is not external to one’s body, and a person who commits any act of immorality sins against his own body.
Every act of immorality is very destructive to people as it causes a profoundly bad influence in their life that will not go away for a long time.
Since immorality brings people into such intimate union, people are certain to be degraded and deeply wounded by any act of immorality.
www.calvarychapel.com /greenbay/1corinth/1Cor6p2.htm   (3912 words)

 Converted W. Va. Grievance Board Decision
However, beyond that we have three alleged acts of immorality, which, according to Rovello, and [OCBE] would urge here, cannot be corrected and are not subject to a plan of assistance and a reasonable opportunity to correct the deficiencies.
It claims that the acts are significant, not only because of their common theme of "sexual provocation and promiscuity," but also because Grievant never denied committing any of them.
OCBE failed to meet its burden of proof that five cited incidents of Grievant's conduct were considered by it to be immoral acts at the time each one occurred or to otherwise demonstrate that such conduct, while inappropriate and perhaps unprofessional, constituted immorality.
www.state.wv.us /admin/grievanc/decision/dec1991/clemont.htm   (5455 words)

 Election Resources on the Internet: The Republic of South Africa Electoral System
The South Africa Act was the result of a political compromise between the two major white ethno-linguistic groups - the Afrikaners, descendants of 17th- and 18th-century Dutch, French and German settlers, who speak Afrikaans (a derivative of 17th-century Dutch) and comprise the majority of South Africa's white population; and the English speakers.
The proposed constitution, enacted by Parliament as the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act of 1983, was submitted to a referendum of the white electorate, held on November 2, 1983.
In June 1991, the Land Acts of 1913 and 1936, the Group Areas Act of 1950 and the Population Registration Act of 1950 were repealed by Parliament.
electionresources.org /za/system   (8482 words)

 syllabus -- world civ
The system of apartheid was further elaborated by a series of laws in the 1950s: The Group Areas Act of 1950 assigned races to different residential and business sections in urban areas, and the Land Acts of 1954 and 1955 restricted nonwhite residence to specific areas.
The Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act of 1949 barred interracial marriage, and the Immorality Act of 1950 prohibited sexual relations between different races.
The 1953 Reservation of Separate Amenities Act permitted the systematic segregation of train stations, buses, movie theaters, hotels, and virtually all other public facilities, and barred the courts from overturning such restrictions.
web.jjay.cuny.edu /~thematic/umbach/truth/apartheid.html   (726 words)

 Canada Family Action Coalition - CFAC
Not surprisingly, many of those non-judgmental, freedom-loving moral-relativists on the left are up-in-arms, demanding that Pace apologize and offer a full retraction or be fired (which would of course be disingenuous, entirely meaningless and have no effect on the veracity of his comments).
And just like that, the self-proclaimed arbiters of sexual morality have lowered the gavel, overturning the very Biblical authority to which they claim to subscribe, and ruling that homosexual acts, such as male-on-male anal penetration which exposes "gay" men to extremely high risk of deadly and infectious disease, are now and have always been… moral.
And that's precisely the true goal of such legislation… to attack the 1st Amendment's guarantees of free speech and liberty of conscience and to give abhorrent and disordered homosexual behaviors official government legitimacy, arming the PC police with a weapon of mass destruction in their crusade to silence all opposition to the homosexual lifestyle.
www.familyaction.org /Articles/issues/sexuality/pace-comments.htm   (1576 words)

 the evangelical outpost: Comment on
Ann Richards, Comedian
Republicans are too concerned with the morals of others and blind to their own immorality.
It is the Democrats who celebrate immorality as "lifestyle choices" that demand support on the public dole.
Spurious wars in oil-rich middle-eastern countries sold on false pretenses and costing hundreds of American lives (and many more non-American lives) is infinitely more immoral than the suggestion that maybe we ought not to be supporting Ten Commandments displays on the taxpayer dime.
www.evangelicaloutpost.com /mt/mt-comments.cgi?entry_id=546   (564 words)

 Clark University - Public Affairs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Swain teaches acting, improvisation, theater and yoga at Rhode Island College.
She holds an MFA in acting and directing from Trinity Rep.
The Immorality Act, which was passed in the late 1960s, made it illegal for a white person to have sexual relations with a person of mixed descent.
www.clarku.edu /offices/publicaffairs/press/2003/falltheater.shtml   (386 words)

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very unequal ones — the Promotion of Bantu Self-Government Act (1959) This connected the cities with the “homelands.” Black working in white areas were allowed to vote in the Bantustan of their choice — the Reserve they had been assigned to.
Under the specific terms of the Suppression of Communism Act, YOU are a Communist.
Land Apportionment Act of 1931 gave exclusive control of just about half the usable agricultural land in Rhodesia to a mere 6000 white farmers — including a lot of foreign-owned agribusinesses.
www.uky.edu /~msumm2/empire/1948WhTribeDrea.doc   (4572 words)

 Homosexuality in Islam
However, the presence of any destructive influences which lead man towards this unnatural and bestial act of immorality does not constitute a valid excuse for indulgence in acts of deviation and inhumanity.
Just as fornication, rape and other criminal acts of immorality cannot be condoned because of biological, psychological, environmental, factors, etc, which may be the causes which occasion the crime, so too, can these factors not be cited in favour of diminished blame for the act of homosexuality.
Homosexuality is also a form of sexual inversion, hence the type of punishment was most befitting in that it also symbolized their unnatural acts of immorality.
www.alinaam.org.za /library/homos.htm   (1962 words)

 OU Torah Insights Project - Pinchas 5757
G-d praises Pinchas's act and rewards him with His "covenant of peace" and the promise that his descendants will have everlasting membership in the priesthood.
An act of gross immorality that threatened to undermine the very basis of Jewish family life was being performed in public by a prince of Israel and no one was doing anything about it.
His act was risky, though had Zimri killed Pinchas first, his act would be seen as self-defense and well within halachic bounds.
www.ou.org /TORAH/ti/5757/pinchas57.html   (671 words)

 TheDEA.org: A Short History of Prohibition in America
As a result, the sale of opiates and cocaine was effectively restricted to medical professionals "in the course of [their] professional practice only." Others, unwilling or unable to pay the tax, would be charged with tax evasion and fined/imprisoned if they sold the restricted drugs.
Thus, the federal government was able to tell itself that it was acting within the constitution because it was 'just using its power to tax', which of course they did have a right to do.
To counter this phenomenon, they created the Analog Act, which allowed drugs that were only slightly different from outlawed drugs to be prosecuted as though they were the same as the illegal drug if the substance was sold for human consumption.
www.thedea.org /prohibhistory.html   (3993 words)

 The Truman Show: A Moral Deliberation
Jean Harlow, Barbara Stanwyck, James Cagney all were forced to spill their guts in cathartic acts of on camera repentance and not so symbolic humiliation.
And the fact that Truman's tormentors did not see themselves as such and believed that they were acting in his best interests and that they were catering to his every need – does not absolve them from their crimes.
The source of the dilemma (which led to his act of choosing) is that the two groups overlap.
samvak.tripod.com /seahaven.html   (2283 words)

 Catching the Cathers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Though Deuteronomy says that both the woman and the man caught in adultery are to be stoned, historically and culturally it’s always been the woman who is hunted down and  caught, starting from Susanna in the O.T. to  the poor dear in the N.T., who is dragged before Jesus in the temple.
Then a politician caught “monkey-ing around” is swiftly labeled “immoral.”  But none of us in our  right cultural minds would ever think of  labeling a politician  “immoral” just because he votes to raise his pay at the very moment his neighbors are suffering the pangs of recession.
Or would ever think of labeling a politician “immoral”  just because he  cashes in on a totally "free" and comprehensive health insurance, while  he himself lacks political will to do something about millions of   hard-working American citizens who can’t afford the same great blessing for themselves.
my.execpc.com /~alexis/ADULT2001.htm   (1660 words)

 Apartheid and immorality
In 1949 mixed marriages were banned and the immorality act become the first major piece of apartheid legislation.
Once the law was implemented all citizens were issued with identity documents in which the race of a person was clearly marked.
The act was designed to restrict the fl or colored race group to its own residential area, and to control the purchase or occupation of land.
www.rebirth.co.za /apartheid_and_immorality2.htm   (614 words)

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