[PLUG-TALK] Re: [PLUG] Streaming Video on Linux

Galen Seitz galens at seitzassoc.com
Sat Sep 4 08:10:57 PDT 2004


Jeme A Brelin <jeme at brelin.net> wrote:

> 
> On Sat, 4 Sep 2004, Michael Robinson wrote:
> > At least she's against declaring homosexual couples and for that matter
> > cousin cousin couples married.  I'm sure somebody wants to marry their
> > dog Fido too, short of Fido objecting.
> 
> However, there is no law protecting a person from discrimination based on
> family relationship.  Hence, a cousin can be barred from marrying a cousin
> legally, as our law currently states.  There is no reason to believe
> anyone will have any legal success in changing that portion of the law.
> 

A recent study has shown that the danger of genetic problems for offspring
of cousins is much less than originally thought.  The US is somewhat
alone in having laws against cousin marriage.

http://www.cnn.com/2002/LAW/04/columns/fl.grossman.incest.04.09/

galen




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