Incest and Pornography: More Similar Than We Think

Sep 15, 2014 by

By Christopher O Tollefsen, Public Discourse: Although we uphold the cultural taboo on incest, we accept something with precisely the same negative effect on integrity, marriage, and family: pornography. Although they have been common throughout history, prohibitions against incest (sexual relations between blood relatives) have become increasingly difficult to understand and defend. In part, this is a result of a misunderstanding. We often think that the primary reason to ban incest is to...

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If love is all that matters, why is incest still taboo?

Jul 25, 2014 by

By Bernard Toutounji, Conjugality: The bizarre nature of modern logic was on display once again when an Australian judge recently compared incest to homosexuality. In dealing with a criminal case of incest between siblings Sydney District Court Judge Garry Neilson said that, just as gay sex had once been socially unacceptable, “a jury might find nothing untoward in the advance of a brother towards his sister once she had sexually matured.” The bizarreness I am referring to though, is not on...

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Umm, We Told You So

Jul 11, 2014 by

By Bill Muehlenberg: A broken record can sure become tedious, and I realise that the constant flow of evidence that I offer about the slippery slope can become tiring after a while. But truth matters, and as long as the activists lie through their teeth about these issues, I will keep taking a public stand to get truth out there. It seems like just two days ago that I pointed out more cases of paedophile rights being championed because of the success of homosexual rights. Well, it was indeed...

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That Slope Sure Is Getting Slippery

Aug 10, 2013 by

By Bill Muehlenberg, Culture Watch I have come to realise by now that the other side does not care about facts, evidence or data – they are simply interested in pushing their agenda. So I have stopped trying to reason with them. But for the majority in the middle who are not quite where they stand on various contentious social issues, I keep working to convince them that we are in some trouble here. I refer of course especially to the homosexual juggernaut which continues to roll on, not...

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Jeremy Irons, Incest and Gay Marriage

Apr 6, 2013 by

By Lisa Severine Nolland Though Mr Irons may not realise it when he made his remarks appearing to link incest and SSM, in fact the lawyer of a father accused of incest in the US has already gone down this track. David Epstein’s lawyer has argued that his client’s consensual sexual relationship with his adult daughter could be seen in the same light as gay relationships. His client, a professor from Columbia University, has pled guilty to a misdemeanour charge of attempted incest...

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Incest – a favoured cause of old Lefties

Oct 27, 2012 by

By Damian Thompson, Telegraph My article last week about the radical Left’s defence of paedophilia in the 1970s provoked all manner of paroxysms from today’s Lefties. How dare I blacken the name of Hattie Harman by pointing out that she became legal officer for the National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL) soon after it campaigned for a more relaxed approach to sex with children?   But I had private communications, too, from people who encountered the...

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