National Affairs: In Denver

Judge Benjamin Barr Lindsey of Denver's famed juvenile court has been a busy man since he came out flatfootedly for trial or "companionate" marriage, plus birth control (TIME, Jan. ,24). He has had to explain himself over and over again to businessmen, ministers, mothers, youngsters. Not having read what he wrote, many people think he advocated "free love."

When he was invited to speak at Denver University, the student council became alarmed, canceled the lecture. Whereupon, a "Thinkers' Association" sprang into being and invited Judge...

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