Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Germany: Land of Hillbilly Degenerates?

Germany’s state Ethics Council has recommended that the government abolish the country’s law banning sibling incest, the Telegraph reports:
Laws banning incest between brothers and sisters in Germany could be scraped after a government ethics committee said the they were an unacceptable intrusion into the right to sexual self-determination. 
“Criminal law is not the appropriate means to preserve a social taboo,” the German Ethics Council said in a statement. “The fundamental right of adult siblings to sexual self-determination is to be weighed more heavily than the abstract idea of protection of the family.”  (more...)


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