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Polygamy legalized in Kenya for men
Deutsche Welle ^ | 29.04.2014 | [jr/mkg (AP, dpa)]

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 man’s 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 Kenya’s 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. …

(Excerpt) Read more at dw.de ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: kenya; polygamy; rop; sharia

1 posted on 04/29/2014 9:39:40 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Coming soon to a neighborhood near you.


2 posted on 04/29/2014 9:41:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Olog-hai

~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).


3 posted on 04/29/2014 9:47:51 PM PDT by wetphoenix
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To: Olog-hai

Obama’s father was WAY ahead of his time on this...


4 posted on 04/29/2014 9:48:57 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: Olog-hai

Women in Kenya, however, can only customarily marry one man.

Yet at the same time they are allowed to marry another
woman.

I’m confused.


5 posted on 04/29/2014 9:49:33 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: wetphoenix
eventually in this world we will see the vast number of men having to have sex with themselves or other males because we will have "stud" men taking on hundreds of women....

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....

consequences....

6 posted on 04/29/2014 9:56:12 PM PDT by cherry
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To: wetphoenix

The reporters apparently don’t know the words “polygyny” (one man, multiple wives) or “polyandry” (one woman, multiple husbands).


7 posted on 04/29/2014 9:57:56 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
We haven't gone with full legalization, but we are not far behind:

Orlando Shaw, father of 22 kids by 14 women, faces court over support

The only thing that stops us is that marriage would subvert the welfare system.

8 posted on 04/29/2014 10:09:20 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Olog-hai

Woo Hoo! Wait a minute, what is the AIDS rate there? Last I heard it was well over 10%


9 posted on 04/29/2014 10:13:34 PM PDT by rey
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To: Olog-hai

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.


10 posted on 04/29/2014 10:14:58 PM PDT by rey
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To: rey

Solution: Marry sisters.


11 posted on 04/29/2014 10:21:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: wetphoenix; All

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!! ;-)


12 posted on 04/29/2014 10:27:54 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: gleeaikin; rey

LOL


13 posted on 04/29/2014 10:30:08 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: rey; All

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.


14 posted on 04/29/2014 10:30:56 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: Olog-hai
Leftists will sell this to us as "progress".

7 Insects You'll Be Eating in the Future

15 posted on 04/29/2014 10:36:28 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: fhayek
Obama’s father was WAY ahead of his time on this...

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.

16 posted on 04/29/2014 11:12:02 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ( "...[willful] ignorance is the opiate of academic elites." - Mike Adams [BN edit])
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To: Olog-hai

Coming soon to a White House near you.


17 posted on 04/29/2014 11:50:26 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: Olog-hai
Polygomy because?


18 posted on 04/29/2014 11:54:50 PM PDT by caww
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To: Olog-hai

XALA.


19 posted on 04/29/2014 11:58:21 PM PDT by golux
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To: Olog-hai
Might work here, too.

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.

20 posted on 04/30/2014 1:44:33 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: Olog-hai

Mitt Romney was ahead of his time
by imposing gay marriage and polygamy — BY HIMSELF.


21 posted on 04/30/2014 4:06:16 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: freerepublicchat

Not acceptable to the true God.


22 posted on 04/30/2014 10:24:40 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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