This seems nuts:
A man with an IQ of 48 has been ordered to stop having sex by a High Court judge.
Known only as Alan, the 41-year-old was in a relationship with a man he lived with and said he wanted it to continue. However, his local council said his 'vigorous sex drive' was inappropriate so started legal proceedings to restrict the relationship.... Despite his fears for interfering in a person's sex life, [the judge] agreed that he did not have the mental capacity to know about the health risks and should be banned from having sex.
His council will now monitor him closely to make sure he doesn't breach the order.
Local councils in the UK monitor sex drives? Someone is going to get paid to make sure that Alan doesn't sneak out and have sex? At what point does someone's IQ drop so low that he can't legally consent to sex? Is this a case of a developmentally disabled person being taken of advantage and the state stepping in stop the abuse or is it a case of a disabled person being stripped of his right to have a sex partner—being pulled away from the lover with whom he lives—because some people are uncomfortable when the disabled have sex?
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