Welcome, Guest: Join Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 2,868,408 members, 6,884,153 topics. Date: Friday, 27 May 2022 at 04:41 PM

Brother And Sister Allowed To Marry - Romance - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Romance / Brother And Sister Allowed To Marry (446 Views)

Man Proposes To Girlfriend Who Slept With His Brother And She Said 'Yes' / My Brother And The Wife Had Sex In My Room, Why Won't She Wash The Sheets? / Soldier Calls Out His Younger Brother And His Slay Mama Girlfriend (2) (3) (4)

(1) (Reply) (Go Down)

Brother And Sister Allowed To Marry by samwash(m): 7:38am On Apr 29, 2020

New Jersey brother and sister have won the right to marry after a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States.

In a 5-to-4 ruling, five judges unanimously granted the appeal by James Banes, 41, and Victoria Banes, 38, today after a ten-year-long battle. 

The overjoyed pair said they did it for the ‘millions of Americans who have consensual incestuous relationships and who are living in fear’ and blasted the Government for wasting taxpayers’ money fighting their challenge.

“Incest has been practiced by humans since the dawn of time. If Adam and Eve hadn’t done it, the human race would not be here today,” James Banes told reporters after his historic victory.

The Banes family lawyer, Julianne Grey, argued that criminalizing incestuous marriage while first-cousin marriage was legal in the state of New Jersey was a nonsensical and discriminatory measure.

“Why am I allowed to bang my cousin but not my sister? It just doesn’t make any sense,” James Banes criticized outside of court.

The couple that was currently facing up to 15 years in jail said that they were now planning to start a large family and enjoy their newly found freedom.

“We’ve always dreamed of having a big family, now this dream will become a reality” added Victoria Banes, who also told reporters she is pregnant and expecting twins.
Previously, New Jersey state laws only allowed first-cousin marriages but since.

Re: Brother And Sister Allowed To Marry by Idris00(m): 7:43am On Apr 29, 2020
O boi congrats to them
Re: Brother And Sister Allowed To Marry by Ndukings92(m): 7:45am On Apr 29, 2020
This people sef,small time Africans will copy this one kwa.if not how can an African man be convinced that marrying two women is evil but marrying ur fellow man is by choice?ndi a egbugo anyi


Re: Brother And Sister Allowed To Marry by GOFRONT(m): 7:51am On Apr 29, 2020
See question.....let them go ahead and enjoy themselves oh...

Over here, everywhere you go, Cousins bleep themselves without remorse...
Re: Brother And Sister Allowed To Marry by saintneo(m): 7:57am On Apr 29, 2020

(1) (Reply)

Have You Ever Fall In Love With The Wrong Partner ? Share Your Experience!!! / Jack Ma Is Alibaba, Jeff Bezos Is Amazon. Ladies Loves Big Boys ! / Why Do People Find Me Weird?

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2022 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 33
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.