Ohio Marriage Law Hampers Efforts Against Domestic Abuse Ohio's Defense of Marriage Act has had an unintended side effect, conflicting with state domestic violence laws meant to allow prosecution for abuse that occurs between unmarried partners. Janet Babin of member station WCPN has the story.
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Ohio Marriage Law Hampers Efforts Against Domestic Abuse

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Ohio Marriage Law Hampers Efforts Against Domestic Abuse

Ohio Marriage Law Hampers Efforts Against Domestic Abuse

Ohio Marriage Law Hampers Efforts Against Domestic Abuse

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Ohio's Defense of Marriage Act has had an unintended side effect, conflicting with state domestic violence laws meant to allow prosecution for abuse that occurs between unmarried partners. Janet Babin of member station WCPN has the story.