"Roused by the growing number of divorce cases involving wives of servicemen, State's Attorney William J. Tuohy of Cook County (Chicago), took a legally correct but otherwise unconventional stand. Henceforth, he announced, his office would prosecute wayward wives (or husbands) spotlighted in divorce cases... Chicago judges applauded Tuohy's action. Judge Victor A. Kula's comment was typical: 'These women deserve the limit - and I mean a term in jail or prison and not just a small fine."
The subject was quickly addressed by numerous women's magazines throughout the nation and cooler heads soon prevailed.
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