Add Your Idea

cost of 1st cousins marrying – emotional & financial

Comment 4th September 2010

marriage and reproduction of 1st cousins couples should be made illegal.

Why does this matter?

health issues concerning children born of a union between 1st cousins are well documented. it feels almost medieval to me that children are still being born with physical and mental disabilities because of this – and it is legal! these cousins can choose not to marry and have children, it is very simple. to proceed to do so – being fully aware of the risks involved for the children – is irresponsible and unnecessary. i also think in this age of culpability, that the cost to the nhs and all other agencies involved in the long term need to be taken into account  and while i would never suggest that help should be denied, it is still a burden that can be ill-afforded. most importantly – anybody partaking in this practice does so out of choice, the children have no choice – but this law could give them a chance! 

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

Highlighted posts

Comment on this idea

Good idea? Bad idea? Let us know your thoughts.

Back to top
Add Your Idea