Marriage Registration amendment is ‘much needed’

Nov 7, 2016 by

from Christian Concern: Baroness Cox’s proposal to require registration of religious marriages will help protect vulnerable women and is a step in the right direction, says Christian Concern’s Islamic Affairs Director, Tim Dieppe. Baroness Cox has proposed an amendment to the Policing and Crime Bill that would require all religious marriages to be legally registered. This would prevent polygamy, and grant legal protection to women in the marriage. Many Muslim women have testified that they...

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British Peer: Polygamy ‘Commonplace’ Within Muslim Communities in Britain

Oct 19, 2016 by

by Donna Rachel Edmunds, Breitbart: Polygamy is “commonplace” within Muslim communities in Britain, with husbands fathering as many as 20 children by four wives, a Peer has said. She has called for a change in the law so that Muslim women know their rights under British law not to be discriminated against. Although it has long been recognised that polygamy occurs in Muslim communities, it is typically seen as very rare. But in a statement delivered to a conference on Islam in the UK on Sunday,...

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Australia: Polygamy dating site is a warning: first same-sex marriage, next polygamy

Sep 6, 2016 by

by Andrew Bolt, Herald Sun: I warned Malcolm Turnbull and others of the Left that saying yes to same-sex marriage would make it hard to say no to polygamy. How could we say no to any three adults marrying once we’ve agreed to any two? A new dating site for Muslim polygamists suggests that argument is about to start. WOMEN of Australia, take a deep breath. Web entrepreneur Azad Chaiwala claims membership for his polygamist dating sites has soared to more than 100,000 members, amid reports...

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Italian Islamic leader wants legal recognition of polygamy

Aug 18, 2016 by

from Crux: Only months after Italy approved civil unions for lesbians and gays, a leader of the country’s Islamic community is using the move to argue for the civil recognition of polygamy. He also claimed that Pope Francis’ silence regarding his suggestion means that the pontiff has perhaps understood that it’s a “simple civil right” and a matter of equality. Hamza Piccardo is founder of the Union of Islamic Communities in Italy, an umbrella organization which represents most of Italy’s...

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Muslims Demand Polygamy In Response To Same Sex Unions

Aug 10, 2016 by

by Virginia Hale, Breitbart: Following the introduction of civil partnerships, Muslim representatives in Italy are now demanding the legalisation of polygamy. Responding to a new law allowing same sex couples to enter civil unions, Hamza Piccardo argued that if gay relationships, which Muslims disagree with, are a civil right then Italians must accept polygamy as a civil right too. The founder of the Union of Islamic Communities and Organisations (UCOII) in Italy took to Facebook to claim...

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Dating website finds British men SECOND wives – but owner says he is ‘promoting family values’

Jun 20, 2016 by

by Mike Lockley, Mirror: Muslim Azad Chaiwala, who plans to use his website to find himself two more wives, insists that the service promotes fidelity, morality and old-fashioned family values. A dating website has been set up to help men find second wives, and it already has 35,000 members. It has proved so successful among Muslim men that another site, this time for Westerners, has opened for business – and is especially popular with women. The man behind SecondWife.com is Azad...

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