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  1. were a set of American property laws that permitted a husband to have final say regarding all household decisions and jointly owned property without his wife's knowledge or consent, until 1979 when Louisiana became the final state to repeal them

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 11, 2009
  2. In Louisiana, 1974, Joan Feenstra had her husband incarcerated for molesting their young daughter

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  3. Until then, the matter of who paid for property or whose name was on had been irrelevant

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  4. The law existed on the basis that the legal definition of marriage, during the period the laws were in effect, delegated husband's role as supporting the family and the wife's as housekeeping, childrearing, and providing sex

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