May 10, 2005


State law against unmarried cohabitation is challenged

A story broadcast today by NPR's All Things Considered reports that the American Civil Liberties Union is suing North Carolina over a law that prohibits unmarried couples from living together. Deb Hobbs (photo) is a former sheriff's deputy who claims that she had to quit her job or get married after living with her partner for three years. She chose to quit.  To listen to this broadcast, click here.