B. Does it have scriptural sanction?
Yes, this is what Śiva Purāṇa says:
Chapter 54 - Description of the duties of the chaste wife
Without the permission of her husband she shall not go even on pilgrimage. She shall eschew the desire to attend social festivities.
If a women wants holy water she shall drink the same with which her husband’s feet have been ...
It is talking about householders and the necessity of doing the Pancha Mahayajnas daily. For a householder it's stated that there are five slaughter houses in their home itself.
Manu 3.68. A householder has five slaughter-houses (as it were, viz.)
the hearth, the grinding-stone, the broom, the pestle and mortar, the
water-vessel, by using which he is bound (...
Swami Sivananda in his "All about Hinduism" writes
There are five great daily sacrifices that are to be performed by
every householder. They are: (i) Brahma Yajna, called also Veda Yajna,
sacrifice to Brahman or the Vedas or the sages; (ii) Deva Yajna,
sacrifice to the celestials; (iii) Pitri Yajna, sacrifice to the
manes; (iv) Bhuta Yajna, ...
Manu 10.10. Children of a Brahmana by (women of) the three (lower)
castes, of a Kshatriya by (wives of) the two (lower) castes, and of a
Vaisya by (a wife of) the one caste (below him) are all six called
10.11. From a Kshatriya by the daughter of a Brahmana is born (a son called) according to his caste (gati) a Suta; from a Vaisya by