MSPs forced to hear proposal on legalising incest in Scotland

Dec 20, 2017 by

By Sam Shedden, Scotsman: MSPs will be forced to hear a proposal to legalise incest at the Scottish Parliament tomorrow. Holyrood’s Public Petitions Committee will once again hear Richard Morris’ appeal to “decriminalise incest between persons of legal age of consent, and grant people in adult...

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What’s wrong with incest?

Sep 14, 2017 by

by Alexander Boot: Nothing, according to a judge in Australia, provided the partners are “mature adults” who take care not to produce offspring by relying either on contraception or, should that fail, abortion. Judge Nelson of New South Wales then drew a parallel I find most appropriate, though...

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How Incest Will Expose the Philosophical Inadequacy of Contemporary Sexual Ethics

Sep 19, 2016 by

by Carl R Trueman, First Things: When the story broke last week of an Oklahoman mother and daughter who have been arrested and charged with incest for marrying each other, I happened to be on my way to meet a retired lawyer friend at the Philadelphia Cricket Club for a glass of wine. As I sipped...

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Disgusted by incest? Genetic Sexual Attraction is real and on the rise

Sep 15, 2016 by

by Charlotte Gill, Telegraph: Isn’t it disgusting? Isn’t it funny? The woman who fell in love with her son. But laugh I did not, when I read the tale of Kim West – the 51-year-old who entered a romantic relationship with her child 30 years after giving him up for adoption. Her story was splashed...

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If ‘Love Is Love’ Why Can’t a Mother Marry Her Adult Son?

Aug 11, 2016 by

by Michael Brown, Charisma: We’ve heard it for years now. “Love is love. I have the right to marry the one I love. Love wins.” Well, if these slogans are true, why can’t a mother marry her adult son? Why is that wrong? If two grown men or two grown women can marry each...

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The tangled knot of the last taboo

Apr 12, 2016 by

by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: Now that incest has bee rebadged as ‘genetic sexual attraction’, will it be legalised? The British press is a fathomless mine of lurid but thought-provoking, strange-but-true articles about the dark side of the human condition. Last week’s the...

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