Skip to comments.Kenya legalises polygamy without wife's consent
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.
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>>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.
Isn’t that what Obama’s step dad did??
Did they check with Obongo on this first??
To paraphrase a common PC line, “Male privilege.” /S
Yes he certainly did.
“Two” of them like Michelle Obama?! OMG ... I’d commit suicide.
Perhaps polygamy is coming back into vogue. I suspect it will have much more staying power than ‘same sex marriage’.
>>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.
Yeah. This is plain stupid. A suicidal twist to ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’.
I think that decision will be up to Mooch.
Who is this “Kenya” fellow and why didn’t he get permission from his wife before doing this?
Won’t gays want this too? I mean, how else would fella be able to marry his entire bowling team?
the solution to a woman is not a second woman. it shows the guy is insane, doing the same thing and expecting different results.
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.
From what I’ve heard from African Methodists, one of the more countercultural things about being an African Christian is monogamy.
Does this mean we are getting a Second and third Lady in the White House.?
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