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Bestiality Now Illegal in Sweden
The Local ^

Posted on 04/10/2014 3:41:36 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A new law put into effect on Tuesday completely outlaws sexual intercourse with animals in Sweden.

For the last 70 years, the penal code has avoided mention of bestiality, as the laws on animal cruelty were seen as adequate to cover such assault. Previous rules only prohibited sex with animals if it could be proved that the animal suffered mental or physical harm.

The move was backed by Rural Affairs Minister Eskil Erlandsson who has long been behind a push to make bestiality illegal in Sweden.

"There should be no doubt whatsoever that bestiality is unacceptable," he said in June.

Cattle farmer Gudmun Stenström told The Local he did not think the law would have any effect.

"I don't care either way, I don't see any bigger point to it, apart from someone trying to win some kind of political point," he said. "It doesn't help to punish someone like that."

About six years ago, Stenström thought his cows were being murdered at his farm in Slöinge, southern Sweden. From his house, he heard his cows stamping their feet and protesting in the barn. Worried, he made his way over to find a middle-aged man having intercourse with a calf.

"I had to joke with him, telling him the calves weren't sexually mature yet," Stenström told The Local.

While the man tried to flee, Stenström was hot on his heels, and managed to pin him down. Dragging him back to the barn, Stenström said he spent three hours teaching him about animal insemination and the difference between calves and heifers.

"Ninety percent of these people are sick, you need to get the psychologists in to have a proper chat with them," said Stenström, who pointed out that if the cows had been in heat, the attacker wouldn't have provoked such nervous frenzy among the animals. "They would have stood still."

He said that a colleague in Stockholm had encountered a much worse scenario, when he intercepted a man who had slashed the cows' genitals .

"That person is cruel," Stenström said, adding that the case on his own farm was "not so bad" by comparison.

"Some of us like girls, others boys, some like cows."

Rural Affairs Minster Eskil Erlandsson came under fire in 2008 for his use of a graphic example to demonstrate that "what counts as sexual abuse of animals" isn't always easy to define, much to the surprise of fellow MPs.


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KEYWORDS: animalabuse; bestiality; celebrateperversity; napl; rape; samesexmarriage; sexpositiveagenda; slipperyslope; sweden
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1 posted on 04/10/2014 3:41:36 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Don’t worry, it is still legal in the Muslim countries.


2 posted on 04/10/2014 3:42:24 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: nickcarraway

Not fair!!!!

They were born that way!!!


3 posted on 04/10/2014 3:43:58 PM PDT by newfreep
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To: nickcarraway
I wonder if we'll hear any protests over this, and, if so...

No. Self-censoring that one.

4 posted on 04/10/2014 3:44:10 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: nickcarraway
Really?

What does Sharia have to say about that?

5 posted on 04/10/2014 3:44:13 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: nickcarraway

Well, doggonit.


6 posted on 04/10/2014 3:44:28 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: nickcarraway

Seriously? Yecch.


7 posted on 04/10/2014 3:44:51 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: nickcarraway

This law is baaaaad. Baaaad I say.


8 posted on 04/10/2014 3:45:47 PM PDT by BipolarBob
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To: nickcarraway
spent three hours teaching him about...

Those zany Swedes.

/johnny

9 posted on 04/10/2014 3:47:33 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: nickcarraway

Will Swedish Muslims riot in protest?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bef_s1Bhn7o


10 posted on 04/10/2014 3:47:49 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: nickcarraway

Wait I thought we were all about recognition of all love as equal?


11 posted on 04/10/2014 3:47:59 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: BipolarBob

You nasty boy!


12 posted on 04/10/2014 3:48:07 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Paladin2

Don’t drink the milk afterwards?


13 posted on 04/10/2014 3:48:08 PM PDT by Grimmy (equivocation is but the first step along the road to capitulation)
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To: nickcarraway

” spent three hours teaching him about animal insemination and the difference between calves and heifers. “

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/going.wav


14 posted on 04/10/2014 3:52:12 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: nickcarraway
"Some of us like girls, others boys, some like cows."

As pithy a summary of the moral sophistication of the 21st Century as is likely to be found.

15 posted on 04/10/2014 3:58:29 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: nickcarraway
"There should be no doubt whatsoever that bestiality is unacceptable"

There used to be no doubt whatsoever that homosexual sodomy is unacceptable.

16 posted on 04/10/2014 4:01:47 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: nickcarraway

And the sheep of Sweden give a collective SIGH OF RELIEF!!!


17 posted on 04/10/2014 4:02:41 PM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: nickcarraway

It’s interesting that they only forbid bestiality out of concern for the cows, not the humans or the moral principles.

In any base, it’s a step forward. I’ve always wondered how anyone can tell whether a cow or a sheep or whatever animal has given informed consent to being raped. I’m not sure what that Princeton professor has to say about that.


18 posted on 04/10/2014 4:03:43 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: nickcarraway

"That's a relief!"

19 posted on 04/10/2014 4:03:52 PM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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20 posted on 04/10/2014 4:04:24 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Cicero

Peter Singer? I believe he and PETA say it’s okay if it doesn’t hurt the animal. Yuck.


21 posted on 04/10/2014 4:04:51 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: 353FMG

[ Will Swedish Muslims riot in protest? ]

When the hell do they NOT riot and burn crap?


22 posted on 04/10/2014 4:05:14 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: nickcarraway

Good for them. How about Denmark?????


23 posted on 04/10/2014 4:06:29 PM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: nickcarraway
soo..are the Swedish Muslims nervous? ..or the liverstock?

24 posted on 04/10/2014 4:07:22 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: nickcarraway

oh Hell, how absolutely backwards of them! I guess we will just have to cancel our Swedish vacation tickets now...


25 posted on 04/10/2014 4:07:33 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: faithhopecharity

oh Hell, how absolutely backwards of them! I guess we will just have to cancel our Swedish vacation tickets now
= = = = = = = = =
OTOH, if you do go you can safely take your pet with you.


26 posted on 04/10/2014 4:12:07 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98 --"I would agree with you BUT that would make both of us wrong".))
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To: nickcarraway

SIgn me up as Bestialityaphobic!


27 posted on 04/10/2014 4:16:25 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ..Benghazi Clinton Alert)
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To: nickcarraway
I will tell a tale of a boy and his cow.

I used to deer hunt in the North East Kingdom of Vermont in Caledonia County in the 60s and early 70s. My hunting partner was a kid whose Grandfather was regular subject in Yankee Magazine.

We were walking up a hill to an logging slash to set up for the morning.

He said to me, “You ain't going to believe this Bill. My cousins are up from Arkansas and Grandpa caught Name deleted, having carnal relations with one of the cows.”

We had a good laugh and got a buck later in the morning.

28 posted on 04/10/2014 4:19:10 PM PDT by Little Bill (EVICT Queen Jean)
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To: nickcarraway

I suspect that a lot of San Franciscans are cancelling their trips to Sweden right now.


29 posted on 04/10/2014 4:21:39 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: xrmusn

I can relate with my pet at home. I was looking forward to some of those tall exotic blonde Scandinavian animals ....


30 posted on 04/10/2014 4:22:54 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: Cicero

>It’s interesting that they only forbid bestiality out of concern for the cows, not the humans or the moral principles.<

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But it is a small step in the right direction, don’t you think?


31 posted on 04/10/2014 4:26:37 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: 353FMG

It’s one small hump for sheep- kind.


32 posted on 04/10/2014 4:34:19 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: nickcarraway
"Ninety percent of these people are sick, you need to get the psychologists in to have a proper chat with them,"

Funny. We used to say the same thing about homosexuals. Now, your job is in jeopardy if you speak out about them *marrying* each other.

33 posted on 04/10/2014 4:36:06 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Every time you say no to a liberal, you make the Baby Barack cry.)
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To: nickcarraway

This must, therefore, be the end of sex with Koranimals in Sweden.

Clever way to reduce that herd, IMHO.

;-)


34 posted on 04/10/2014 4:39:24 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: GraceG

So glad that you posted that cartoon AFTER I had put my glass of expensive Scotch down.


35 posted on 04/10/2014 4:39:27 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: nickcarraway
Previous rules only prohibited sex with animals if it could be proved that the animal suffered mental or physical harm.

Prosecutor: Now, can you please tell the court where you were on the night of October 12?

Witness: Oink.

Prosecutor: And were you approached by the defendant?

Witness: Oink, oink.

Prosecutor: Can you tell the court what he did after he approached you?

Witness: Squeeeeeeeaaaaaal! Squeeeeeeaaaaaal!

Prosecutor: No further questions, Your Honor.

36 posted on 04/10/2014 4:39:46 PM PDT by IronJack
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Stenström said he spent three hours teaching him about animal insemination and the difference between calves and heifers.

"Yah sure - now dis here is a cow, see, and dis here is a bull. Don't be tryin' nuttin' romantic wit' de bull, nosiree. Mostly dey ain't gay and dey'll stomp ya into a mudhole. Glad to help."

37 posted on 04/10/2014 4:40:18 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: OrangeHoof

So that means no more “reindeer love”? Cancel my visit to that insensitive, mean-spirited country.


38 posted on 04/10/2014 4:40:25 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: Little Bill
We had a good laugh and got a buck later in the morning.

I woulda given you a buck and a half ...

39 posted on 04/10/2014 4:42:35 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: nickcarraway

They still need to “evolve” for their society to catch up to San Francisco and South Miami.


40 posted on 04/10/2014 4:43:50 PM PDT by epluribus_2 (he had the best mom - ever.)
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To: IronJack

True story, Bucks only in those days, a half a buck was a doe and you had to get the first one legal, a buck, then you could do a little spot lighting for the half a buck.


41 posted on 04/10/2014 5:01:52 PM PDT by Little Bill (EVICT Queen Jean)
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To: nickcarraway

“The move was backed by Rural Affairs Minister Eskil Erlandsson who has long been behind a push to make bestiality illegal in Sweden. “

I guess he can forget about being Mozilla’s next CEO


42 posted on 04/10/2014 5:17:47 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Obama is the biggest joke. But I can't laugh.)
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To: Paladin2

“What does Sharia have to say about that? “

Moo! Moo! Don’t stop!


43 posted on 04/10/2014 5:24:38 PM PDT by haroldeveryman
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To: nickcarraway

Has OKCupid ruled on this case yet and blocked all Swedish users?


44 posted on 04/10/2014 5:33:54 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: nickcarraway

Well, bless their little Swedish hearts!! Isn’t that special!!


45 posted on 04/10/2014 5:47:35 PM PDT by pallmallman (Q)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Had a female friend recount seeing a Muslim buggering a donkey in Egypt. I’m not sure if that was officially part of the tour or not.


46 posted on 04/10/2014 5:54:58 PM PDT by meatloaf (Impeach Obama. That's my New Year's resolution.)
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To: Little Bill

Reminds me of an old joke. The cow must have been really good looking.


47 posted on 04/10/2014 5:57:15 PM PDT by meatloaf (Impeach Obama. That's my New Year's resolution.)
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To: meatloaf
I have met that cow, in retrospect kind of reminded me of Hitlery.
48 posted on 04/10/2014 6:08:40 PM PDT by Little Bill (EVICT Queen Jean)
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To: Billthedrill
"Yah sure - now dis here is a cow, see, and dis here is a bull. Don't be tryin' nuttin' romantic wit' de bull, nosiree. Mostly dey ain't gay and dey'll stomp ya into a mudhole. Glad to help."

That sounded more 'Minnesota' than 'Sweden'... Use more inflection... And of course, it needs more cowbell.

49 posted on 04/10/2014 6:17:48 PM PDT by roamer_1 (Globalism is just socialism in a business suit.)
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To: nickcarraway

“Bestiality Now Illegal in Sweden”

It’s about damn time! Those poor animals after all of these years ...


50 posted on 04/10/2014 8:31:02 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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