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Ohio Supreme Court says procreation ban for delinquent child support is overbroad

[JURIST] The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a sentence requiring Sean Talty to make reasonable efforts to prevent conceiving another child because of delinquent child support payments was too broad.

The Medina County Ohio Court of Common Pleas imposed the restriction on Talty when he failed to pay $38,000 in child support for his three children. The Ohio Supreme Court's opinion [PDF] suggested a more appropriate route would have been for the lower court to include a procedure for removing the ban. AP has more.

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