Iraq Considering Allowing Men To Marry Girls As Young As Eight

Iraq Considering Allowing Men To Marry Girls As Young As Eight

Sick. Iraq is considering legislation to allow men to marry prepubescent girls.

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They’re also debating a law requiring women to submit to sex with their husbands.

The controversial proposals have provoked outrage from activists both within Iraq and around the globe, who see it as a huge step backwards for women’s rights.

The measure, aimed at creating different laws for Iraq’s majority Shiite population, could further fray the country’s divisions amid some of the worst sectarian bloodshed since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.

Let’s not forget that this is justified by the Koran–Mohammed married Aisha when she was six. Some “religion of peace,” huh?

Also see: 7 Things Every Moderate Muslim Should Believe

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