JUDICIARY: Birth Control

In Cleveland, Judge Harrison W. Ewing, a rather lean, idealistic-looking married man, looked upon two applicants for divorce and refused their request. Then he said: "I shall not allow you to impose more children upon yourselves or upon society. ... I impose upon you three years of birth control." And then he added that he would help them get a divorce after three years, if they then desire it and provided they have no more children.

Applicants were Otto Kourim, 28, and his wife, Helen, 22, than whom no two persons could benefit more greatly from a discussion of...

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