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Kenya legalises polygamy without wife's consent
Yahoo News ^ | Friday, March 21, 2014 | Peter Martell

Posted on 03/22/2014 12:32:18 PM PDT by Star Traveler

Nairobi (AFP) - Kenya's parliament has passed a bill allowing men to marry as many women as they want, prompting a furious backlash from female lawmakers who stormed out, reports said Friday.

The bill, which amended existing marriage legislation, was passed late on Thursday to formalise customary law about marrying more than one person.

The proposed bill had initially given a wife the right to veto the husband's choice, but male members of parliament overcame party divisions to push through a text that dropped this clause.

"When you marry an African woman, she must know the second one is on the way, and a third wife... this is Africa," MP Junet Mohammed told the house, according to Nairobi's Capital FM.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: islamofascism; jihadists; kenya; kenyanbornmuzzie; polygamy; rop
Well ... I'll tell you this ... I don't know how they do it, because it's difficult enough living with just ONE woman ... :-) ...
1 posted on 03/22/2014 12:32:18 PM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: Star Traveler

>>Well ... I’ll tell you this ... I don’t know how they do it, because it’s difficult enough living with just ONE woman ... :-) ...

A strong pimp hand.


2 posted on 03/22/2014 12:34:09 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Star Traveler

Isn’t that what Obama’s step dad did??


3 posted on 03/22/2014 12:35:34 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Bryanw92

Did they check with Obongo on this first??


4 posted on 03/22/2014 12:35:45 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Star Traveler

To paraphrase a common PC line, “Male privilege.” /S


5 posted on 03/22/2014 12:35:52 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Sacajaweau

Yes he certainly did.


6 posted on 03/22/2014 12:36:28 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler
If this is the case, maybe Barack Obama will consider moving back to his homeland. I know I would be looking for matrimonial alternatives if I were in his shoes.
7 posted on 03/22/2014 12:37:01 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: fhayek

“Two” of them like Michelle Obama?! OMG ... I’d commit suicide.


8 posted on 03/22/2014 12:38:57 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

Perhaps polygamy is coming back into vogue. I suspect it will have much more staying power than ‘same sex marriage’.


9 posted on 03/22/2014 12:39:00 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: bandleader

>>Did they check with Obongo on this first??

He doesn’t care about wives, as long as he can get sumthin-sumthin on the down-low.


10 posted on 03/22/2014 12:40:06 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Star Traveler

Yeah. This is plain stupid. A suicidal twist to ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’.


11 posted on 03/22/2014 12:43:10 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: fhayek

*cough*

I think that decision will be up to Mooch.


12 posted on 03/22/2014 12:43:56 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: Star Traveler

Who is this “Kenya” fellow and why didn’t he get permission from his wife before doing this?


13 posted on 03/22/2014 12:44:51 PM PDT by liege (America 180)
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To: Star Traveler

Won’t gays want this too? I mean, how else would fella be able to marry his entire bowling team?


14 posted on 03/22/2014 12:44:59 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Star Traveler

the solution to a woman is not a second woman. it shows the guy is insane, doing the same thing and expecting different results.


15 posted on 03/22/2014 12:45:15 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Viennacon

Well, maybe eventually ‘marriage’ will consists of as many men, women, dogs, goats, siblings, inflatable dolls, robots, etc, as a person wants. When marriage means anything, it means nothing.


16 posted on 03/22/2014 12:45:25 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: Star Traveler

From what I’ve heard from African Methodists, one of the more countercultural things about being an African Christian is monogamy.


17 posted on 03/22/2014 12:48:27 PM PDT by The Grammarian
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To: Star Traveler; null and void; Velveeta; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; Myrddin; MamaDearest; ...
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18 posted on 03/22/2014 12:49:30 PM PDT by LucyT (If you're NOT paranoid, you don't know what's going on.)
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To: Star Traveler

Does this mean we are getting a Second and third Lady in the White House.?


19 posted on 03/22/2014 12:51:04 PM PDT by yuleeyahoo (Liberty is not collective, it is personal. All liberty is individual liberty. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: Star Traveler


20 posted on 03/22/2014 12:57:35 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Star Traveler

Just in time. Michelle’s off in communist china somewhere....


21 posted on 03/22/2014 12:58:38 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ("H)
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To: JoeProBono

Lawdy! I be daddyfyin.


22 posted on 03/22/2014 12:59:48 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Sacajaweau

Not his step dad, his real dad.


23 posted on 03/22/2014 1:03:29 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: Sacajaweau

His real father -— supposedly.


24 posted on 03/22/2014 1:03:34 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS


25 posted on 03/22/2014 1:04:57 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Star Traveler
Well ... I'll tell you this ... I don't know how they do it, because it's difficult enough living with just ONE woman ... :-) ...

Not as bad as Polyandry
Can you imagine having to put up with more than one prick?

26 posted on 03/22/2014 1:10:58 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: Star Traveler
MP Junet Mohammed told the house

Must be Tea Party.

27 posted on 03/22/2014 1:14:28 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Star Traveler

Fruits of Islam


28 posted on 03/22/2014 1:31:35 PM PDT by ZULU (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: Star Traveler

In the villages, each wife has her hut, the husband his own. We’ve had the wives in polygamous marriages express their sympathy for western wives in monogamous marriages.

“We feel sorry for you because you have to put up with him ALL the time. With us, we can just tell him to go to another wife.”

Not saying that I agree with them, but different cultural perspectives are always interesting.

Now that the “opinion leaders” in US and nearly all of Western civilization have embraced legalized homosexual “marriage”, the push to legalize polygamy cannot be far behind. After that (if Western civilization still survives) it will be a race between marrying pet animals (not necessarily bestiality) and legalized incest.

The old “slippery slope” is looking more and more like one of those “I-dare-you” 150 foot fall water slides.


29 posted on 03/22/2014 1:51:16 PM PDT by BwanaNdege
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To: BwanaNdege

Well ... I do understand that there are “cultural differences” - but in our case, we have to ask, “Where did our cultural standard come from?” And in that case most people know that it came from what God said about creation and “man and woman” - and also it additionally comes from New Testament pronouncements on marriage (both of which come from the Word of God).

SO ... what makes this standard better than all others? Very simply, it comes from God the Father, Jesus the Messiah of Israel and the Holy Spirit (the Triune God) who created us and all things which were made.

That makes it “absolutely authoritative” the way we look it it (”we” being the ones who recognize the Triune God and that He exists and that He made everything).


30 posted on 03/22/2014 2:09:00 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: LucyT; azishot
Kenya legalises polygamy without wife's consent

Good. Now the wookie is free to do it without 0b0z0's consent.

31 posted on 03/22/2014 3:19:10 PM PDT by melancholy
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To: The Grammarian
From what I’ve heard from African Methodists, one of the more countercultural things about being an African Christian is monogamy.

Same from my Kenyan Christian and Catholic neighbors.

32 posted on 03/22/2014 3:20:05 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: Star Traveler

By bringing up cultural differences, I did not mean to imply that “if it is their culture, then it is OK.” I merely meant to show that different cultures look at situations quite differently.


33 posted on 03/22/2014 3:24:00 PM PDT by BwanaNdege
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To: Star Traveler

Here is an FR thread on the BBC coverage of the same story;

“Kenyan polygamy law: Female MPs storm out of parliament”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3135727/posts?q=1&;page=51


34 posted on 03/22/2014 3:50:22 PM PDT by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: Star Traveler

What about the goat?


35 posted on 03/22/2014 4:15:31 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Star Traveler; LucyT; Fred Nerks

36 posted on 03/22/2014 6:46:43 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: melancholy
Good. Now the wookie is free to do it without 0b0z0's consent.

Who'd have her?

37 posted on 03/22/2014 9:20:00 PM PDT by azishot
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To: Viennacon

“Perhaps polygamy is coming back into vogue. I suspect it will have much more staying power than ‘same sex marriage’.”

It is with the people that are filling the planet; the Western feminists have dug their own graves. The birthrates from polygamous cultures are astounding; Osama Bin Laden had fifty siblings.


38 posted on 03/23/2014 3:56:18 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

I didn’t even know Kenya was married. Zero’s birthplace eases the way for Islamic takeover ping.


39 posted on 03/29/2014 9:33:27 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/alreadyposted/index)
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