Iraqi Islamists MPs’ proposal would allow child marriages

Islamist parties in the Iraqi parliament are pushing an amendment to the personal status law that would allow men to marry girls as young as 9. Human rights activists decried the proposal, which would transfer civil matters to the jurisdiction of clerics.

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  • bob e

    What do we expect ..

  • tom_billesley

    It’ll never pass the inequality filter.

  • deplorabledave

    I think this is what’s called a formality.

  • marty_p

    The child bride can bring her hijab clad Barbie to the wedding.

  • Yo Mama

    Mo married a 6 year old an had sex with her at 9.

    His followers follow in his footsteps.

  • Hard Little Machine

    Cue feminists clapping and cheering about empowerment

  • Exile1981

    islam being islam.

  • UCSPanther

    “Because it’s 2017!”

  • The dhimmi West will follow suit eventually. France is already trying to lower the age to 13. That’s just a beginning. Also, they will want men being allowed to marry several women.

  • simus1

    Just the old tried and true mid east arab politics:
    “See ! I am the craziest, most extreme muslim extremist in the room (and if my faction’s bribes are late one more time), you are all bad muslims, I am the best muslim here. “