Sanctity of marriage
Logan woman sells husband on Craigslist
A Logan, Utah woman listed her husband for sale on Craigslist after she said she was tired of being ignored. Alyse Baddley said she was tired of her husband, Kyle Baddley, spending all his free time playing “Modern Warfare.” She posted an ad on Craigslist entitled, ‘One husband to the highest bidder.’ The ad said he is, “easy to maintain, just feed and water every 3-5 hours.” It also warned that the purchaser would need Internet service and a space for gaming. She agreed to replace him with a suitable replacement, if any applicants were interested.
Rape victim may be forced to marry attacker
After being freed from prison by President Hamid Karzai, one Afghan woman, who was jailed for adultery after being raped, may have to marry her attacker. The pardon came after more than 5,000 people signed a petition to have the woman, named only as Gulnaz, freed from prison where she had been raising the attacker’s child in a prison cell in Kabul. Afghan officials are encouraging the marriage due to the attacks she might face being a single mother and a convicted adulterer.
Husband shoots wife, attacks hospital staff
After taking his wife to the hospital for an accidental gunshot wound he inflicted, a Tennessee man attacked hospital staff. Daniel Jones admitted to consuming a large amount of vodka before driving his wife to the hospital. He became enraged when hospital staff separated him from his wife, whom he shot in the leg, and began attacking doctors and nurses. Jones was charged with assault and public intoxication.