WHAT THE WHAT: Denmark Outlaws Beastiality… Because it Was Legal Before

Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 9.24.14 AMBut wait, isn’t a person’s sexual preference a civil right? Shouldn’t a human be able to have sex with whomever or whatever he/she wants? Oh no… they shouldn’t? Hhhhmmm…

In a move that some Danish officials have found embarrassing, Denmark has approved a law banning sex with animals.

In a 91-75 vote Tuesday, Danish lawmakers approved banning sex with animals. Five abstained from voting

Debate over the law centered on whether or not existing laws went far enough to protect animals.

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Members of libertarian party Liberal Alliance and Denmark’s Ethical Council for Animals, an independent advisory council, among other groups, voiced opposition to the law.

“Best case, this is a superficial law. Worst case, it is political populism and moralism,” Liberal Alliance’s Joachim Olsen said earlier this year.

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