conjugal right

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the right of married persons to the enjoyment of association and sympathy and confidence and domestic happiness and the comfort of living together and eating meals at the same table and profiting from joint property right and the intimacies of domestic relations

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However, even though his suggestion that his new TV wife should offer him conjugal rights made her recoil with what appeared to be genuine horror and disgust, Susanna must be relishing the opportunity to work alongside him again.
In March of 1419, the archbishop of Canterbury requested assistance from the secular arm in the capture of Lady Margery of Long ford in Staffordshire, a woman of very comfortable means, excommunicated for her continued refusal to obey orders for restitution of conjugal rights, despite the fact that she allegedly had simultaneous suits in both the church court and Chancery to work out a judicial separation.
While denying that they are opposed to the idea, prison officials say it would be very difficult to manage a situation where such a large number of inmates came to have conjugal rights.
We are protecting the rights of women, by keeping out the evil Taliban, who threatened to kill girls seeking education, and replacing them with a cuddly, liberal regime which has just made it legal for men to starve wives who deny them their conjugal rights.
RAWALPINDI, August 30, 2009 (Frontier Star): Under lights of the verdict of Federal Shariat Court (FSC), the Jail Department has announced the construction of 120 private rooms in four jails of the province including District Jail Rawalpindi for giving conjugal rights to married prisoners by maintaining contact with their family members.
Australian cricketer, Arthur Coningham, accused the priest of having an affair with his wife, Alice, and demanded 5000 [pounds sterling] compensation for the loss of his conjugal rights.
Sutar Singh entered into a compromise with Surinder Kaur ( names have been changed in view of the right to privacy) after she approached the Supreme Court to seek enforcement of a trial court order directing attachment of his property for not complying with a decree of restitution of conjugal rights passed in her favour.
His other wives, who were said to have held a meeting to discuss their intentions before their husband arrived home allegedly, ambushed Onoja for their conjugal rights.
She said that abstinence is not an option for married women because they have conjugal rights that they need to fulfill.
MPs yesterday agreed to give prisoners conjugal rights every week, in line with the weekly visitation rights granted by the new correctional facilities law.
When a husband had not only his conjugal rights enshrined in law but also the right to 'discipline' his wife as he saw fit, society very much made women the possessions of their husbands.
JobCentre clerk Martin, 53, said: "I was approached by a production company in early 2012 on behalf of the Jeremy Kyle Show when they got married in jail and again by a production company, presumably on behalf of the same show, when the issue of any my ed producompany, gal conjugal rights first came up.
GIVING prisoners conjugal rights behind bars makes a mockery of justice.
But the court dismissed his claim, ruling that they could still perform their conjugal rights.
The hearing at the High Court in London later this year is regarded by the Home Office as a key test case and, if Mellor is successful, it could open the door to a succession of similar applications from married prisoners who are not allowed conjugal rights.