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sexual intercourse between persons too closely related to marry (as between a parent and a child)

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Offenders found guilty of incest could face up to seven years behind bars under the proposals if they are convicted of engaging in sexual activity with a family member or close relative.
It says 'In our view, no benefit accrues to anyone by making incest a crime when committed between mutually consenting persons over the age of consent'.
The announcement to define incest as a crime under the TCK was made by E[currency]ahin in response to criticism that parents who sexually abuse children receive minor punishment because incest itself is not currently punishable by law.
I don't feel like I should have the charge of incest because there is something called genetic attraction that is a very powerful (phenomenon) that happens to 50 (percent) of people becoming reunited with a long-lost relative," the New York Daily News quoted her as writing in the letter.
The two most prominent accounts of incest in the Pentateuch are those of Lot and his daughters (Gen.
In her thought-provoking autobiography, "The Story of Me," author Diane Jones reveals her true story of battling the terror of a childhood filled with incest and abuse from her own father, leaving her family to live in foster care, and suffering through a 13-year loveless marriage.
In Everybody's Family Romance: Reading Incest in Neoliberal America Gillian Harkins connects popular media on incest from the 1980s to the 1990s to neoliberal politics.
Incest taboos in practically all societies prohibit copulation between parent and child and, with a few rare exceptions, sex between siblings is not allowed.
Lost deep in the consciousness of mankind, incest continues to suggest hotror.
INCEST monster Josef Fritzl faces a life sentence after he changed his plea to guilty on all charges apparently when confronted in court by the daughter he subjected to 24 years of horror.
MORE horrific details emerged of the suffering of incest rapist Josef Fritzl's family as his trial began in Austria.
THE jury trying incest rapist Josef Fritzl was due to hear more evidence today from the daughter he imprisoned in a home-made dungeon for 24 years while fathering seven children by her.
INCEST monster Josef Fritzl will plead guilty to his crimes at his trial next week.
Summary: Austrian Josef Fritzl, who faces charges of incest, enslavement and murder, says he expects to spend the rest of his life in jail.
Rick Warren's opposition, supposedly for biblical reasons, to gay unions, which he equates with marriages between brothers and sisters that we call incest and thus sinful (NCR, Jan.