Mass. Bill to Divorcing Parents: No Sex at Home

Bizarre bill intended to prevent domestic violence
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2011 8:28 AM CDT

(Newser) – Massachusetts lawmakers are considering a bill that would forbid parents from having sex inside their homes while getting divorced. The bill is intended to reduce domestic violence and protect children until their parents' divorce is finalized, supporters tell My Fox Boston. But critics aren't comfortable with the idea of the government regulating parents' sex lives. The state is also considering a separate bill that would end lifetime alimony, imposing the kind of payment caps already in effect in most states. Click here for the text of the bill. (Read more divorce stories.)

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