The state has a vital interest in marriage and divorce as a matter of public policy. Divorce is not simply a private controversy between husband and wife. The family relationship is the basis of our society, and its preservation is a matter of state concern. Publication or circulation of any article "with the intent to procure or aid in procuring divorces, either in this state or elsewhere" is made a crime punishable by a fine of $25 to $500 and/or six months' imprisonment.

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