Unjust laws - Katrina M Childress C Sachs Phil 115 08 November 2011 Unjust Law Alabama State Law Section 30-1-3 Issue of incestuous marriages not

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Katrina M. Childress C. Sachs/ Phil 115 08 November 2011 Unjust Law Alabama State Law, Section 30-1-3 : “Issue of incestuous marriages not deemed illegitimate. The issue of any incestuous marriage, before the same is annulled, shall not be deemed illegitimate.” In other words, in the state of Alabama, incestuous marriages are legal. The term "incest" means for an individual to have sexual relations between people classified as being too closely related to marry each other. This includes a large variety of relationships, causes, effects, and types. Although incest itself is illegal in almost every state in the United States, the laws vary from state to state regarding the behavior, actions, and degree of relatedness that are to be considered incestuous. In general, incest laws prohibit marriage, cohabitation, and sexual intercourse between individuals who are closely related by blood, marriage, or even adoption. Incest is viewed by the majority of US citizens as morally wrong. It can cause
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2012 for the course PHILOSOPHY 115 taught by Professor C.sachs during the Fall '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Unjust laws - Katrina M Childress C Sachs Phil 115 08 November 2011 Unjust Law Alabama State Law Section 30-1-3 Issue of incestuous marriages not

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