In Bowers, the Court reasoned that the sodomy ban was constitutional because, though there was constitutional protection for a variety of rights that clearly implicated sex — contraception, abortion, and marriage, to name just a few — there was no actual constitutional right to engage in sexual behavior of any kind. Her columns on family law, trusts and estates, and discrimination, including sex discrimination and sexual harassment, may be found in the archive of her columns on this site. Though the Pure Romance policies included the above mentioned transgender clause, our consultants are still all female or female identifying and our party demos are women only. In so doing, it noted, correctly, that the debate about Lawrence's scope "remains open. When this new policy was released, I was immediately contacted by several consultants who knew that this topic was particularly close my heart. Finally, at the beginning of this year, corporate introduced an more inclusive policy on this issue. As I said then, I love how doing this business has brought me in to contact with so many different types of people and perspectives. Support for criminal enforcement of a private moral code waned over the course of the Twentieth Century, however. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Williams. Moreover, Lawrence says pretty clearly that the fact that a state views a "particular practice as immoral" is not a sufficient reason for upholding a ban on it. The events that gave rise to the Lawrence case began when police responded to a weapons disturbance call at a private residence, but discovered, instead, two gay men engaged in anal sex. At issue in the Alabama case, Montgomery Highway, Inc. The Alabama Supreme Court considered, in that case, the same Alabama statute that was upheld by the U. At a time when the sale of alcohol was constitutionally prohibited, and the "anti-vice" movement was in full swing, states filled their statute books with laws designed to exact from their citizens adherence to a fixed moral code.