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Domestic CP - February 1959

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Lodi News-Sentinel, California, 12 February 1959, p.7

High Court Rules Spanking Wife Legal

DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 11 -- (UPI) -- A husband has the right to give his wife a spanking if she's got it coming, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled yesterday.

The tribunal overturned a lower court decision which granted Mrs. Mildred Moffett, 22, of Des Moines, a divorce simply because her husband, Jerry, had spanked her several times.

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