Mother-Daughter Arrested for Incest After Marriage

Police in Oklahoma say a mother has married not one, but two of her biological children. On Wednesday, the mother and her daughter were arrested for incest, reports NBC4i. 43-year-old Patricia Ann Spann and Misty Velvet Dawn Spann, 25, married earlier this year,


Turkish Islamic Officials Correct Fatwa Allowing Fathers to Lust After Daughters

Turkey has an official directorate in charge of interpreting Islamic law, popularly known as the Diyanet. It has a website where people ask questions about various aspects of Islamic law. The website recently stirred up controversy by issuing a fatwa, or religious ruling, which asserted that fathers having lustful feelings toward their own daughters are not necessarily violating religious law, provided the girl is over nine years of age.

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‘Cosmo’ Praises Incest

In an article celebrating the incestuous relationship of a brother and sister who met for the first time as adults, Cosmopolitan magazine defies “the last taboo” and argues that, by virtue of shared genetics, a brother and sister coupling creates a “perfect storm” that others might be missing out on.