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Old 10-01-2013, 11:37 PM   #1
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Iran lawmakers pass bill allowing men to marry adopted daughters

"Parliamentarians in Iran have passed a bill to protect the rights of children which includes a clause that allows a man to marry his adopted daughter and while she is as young as 13 years.

Activists have expressed alarm that the bill, approved by parliament on Sunday, opens the door for the caretaker of a family to marry his or her adopted child if a court rules it is in the interests of the individual child.

Iran's Guardian Council, a body of clerics and jurists which vets all parliamentary bills before the constitution and the Islamic law, has yet to issue its verdict on the controversial legislation.
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Read more here: Iran lawmakers pass bill allowing men to marry adopted daughters | World news | theguardian.com
 
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Old 10-02-2013, 04:36 PM   #2
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What can a person say. groan

Obviously open to abuse.

So sad.
 
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