I Do… Not Have Herpes! State Bill Makes Couples Prove They Don’t Have STDs Before Getting Married
Oklahoma Bill Makes Couples Prove They Don’t Have STDs Before Marriage
Under a proposed bill introduced in Oklahoma, couples in the state wanting to get married would be required to prove they don’t have any sexually transmitted infections before making it to the alter.
Via The Grio reports:
Senate Bill 733, introduced by Oklahoma Sen. Anthony Sykes (R), stipulates that:
The State Board of Health shall require a blood test for the discovery of syphilis and other communicable or infectious diseases prior to the issuance of a marriage license.” In order to obtain the license, the couple would need to submit a certificate or affidavit from a licensed physician that confirms neither of them are infected with a disease that “may be communicable to the marriage partner.
As the bill is currently written, if either partner tests positive, they may not be permitted to get married.
Sykes’ supporters say this…
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