OPINION: In Sickness & in Health

As Public Act No. 364 came across his desk for signing, Connecticut's Governor Abraham Ribicoff was reminded of the marriage vows and of the phrase, "in sickness and in health." The bill, as passed by the state legislature, would have permitted divorce from a spouse confined to a mental institution for a period of five years, even though there might be temporary interruptions in the confinement. Last week Democrat Ribicoff vetoed the bill.

"It is reliably estimated," he wrote in his veto message, "that one out of ten persons born in the year 1955 will spend some time during...

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