Read the excerpt below and answer the question.
He has made her morally, an irresponsible being, as she can commit many crimes with impunity, provided they be done in the presence of her husband.
What can we infer from this excerpt about the legal status of women at the time?
A. Women were able to get away with more than men.
B. Women were considered the property of their husbands.
C. Women were punished more harshly for crimes than men.
D. Women were expected to break the law for their husbands.
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