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Iran lawmakers passed a measure — in a bill aimed at protecting the rights of children, no less — that allows for men to marry their adopted daughters, so long as the girls are at least 13 years old.
Children’s rights activists are alarmed, The Guardian in the United Kingdom reported.
“This bill is legalizing pedophilia,” said Shadi Sadr, a human rights lawyer for Justice for Iran, a legal group headquartered in London. “It’s not part of the Iranian culture to marry your adopted child. Obviously incest exists in Iran more or less as it happens in other countries across the world. But this bill is legalizing pedophilia and is endangering our children and normalizing this crime in our culture.”
This has nothing to do with Religion.
There are states within the US that allows children to marry at 14 and there are states that allow cousins to marry.
Must have been invaded by Mooslims, huh?
reply to post by Starwise
I agree with you, but I also think they prefer under developed girls because their bodies are more boyish. Can you say "Latent Homoerotic self-disgust"?
Why? Just why? Are grown women not appealing enough? I believe they like them young because they are easier to abuse and brainwash.
reply to post by xavi1000
Well this is messed up.
Though apparently child marriages are quite common in Iran
Many of these marriages are used as family dispute resolutions. Its like a George R. R. Martin novel over there.