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Cursing and Swearing - Mich. Comp. Laws Section 750.103

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750.103 Cursing and swearing.

Sec. 103.

Cursing and swearing--Any person who has arrived at the age of discretion, who shall profanely curse or damn or swear by the name of God, Jesus Christ or the Holy Ghost, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. No such prosecution shall be sustained unless it shall be commenced within 5 days after the commission of such offense.


History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- CL 1948, 750.103
Former Law: See section 18 of Ch. 158 of R.S. 1846, being CL 1857, § 5873; CL 1871, § 7708; How., § 9294; CL 1897, § 11707; CL 1915, § 15481; and CL 1929, § 16833.

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