Skip to comments.Polygamy legalized in Kenya for men
Posted on 04/29/2014 9:39:40 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (pictured above) signed the law on Tuesday, legalizing polygamous unions for men. Women in Kenya, however, can only customarily marry one man.
The bill was passed in March. Male parliamentarians had argued that polygamous marriage was a mans right upheld both by African tradition and the Bible, but the legislation was heavily criticized by female lawmakers, who stormed out of the parliament in protest. They had argued that such a law could weaken marriages and impoverish families if a man had to divide his wealth among multiple wives and children. [ ]
Many of Kenyas 42 tribes do not put a limit on the number a wives a man can marry as long as he can afford to do so.
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Coming soon to a neighborhood near you.
~heavily criticized by female lawmakers, who stormed out of the parliament in protest.~
As far as we are talking about Kenya it seems like they just want a fair share (equal polygamy for both sexes).
Obama’s father was WAY ahead of his time on this...
Women in Kenya, however, can only customarily marry one man.
Yet at the same time they are allowed to marry another
maybe there's a reason why the rumors we hear about the Muslim culture and its men and boys are true....maybe they have no other options....
The reporters apparently don’t know the words “polygyny” (one man, multiple wives) or “polyandry” (one woman, multiple husbands).
The only thing that stops us is that marriage would subvert the welfare system.
Woo Hoo! Wait a minute, what is the AIDS rate there? Last I heard it was well over 10%
I have a theory on the Muslim nations that have polygomy. It isn’t the multiple wives that make them suicidal terrorists, it is all those mother in laws.
Solution: Marry sisters.
Nuts, I want 3 husbands. One to earn money, one to fix the roof, and one for entertainment. Let’s hear it for women’s lib!! ;-)
Actually, it is the lack of marriageable females. Most terrorists are single men who have given up hope of marriage and are dying to get those 72 virgina.
Polygamy has been a standard practice in Kenya for at least as long as there have been records kept or oral tradition remembered.
It is frowned upon by serious Christians and banned (after salvation) by many churches. It bears a similar level of social stigma as that of divorce in America and American churches.
Coming soon to a White House near you.
How many sperm donors are in jail right now instead of being fathers?
One father and multiple mothers might be better than no father and one working mother.
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