Saturday, April 23, 2016

Scandinavia's Tolerance Toward Polygamy and Child Marriages

Hat tip Creeping Sharia

Few countries in Europe have surrendered to the Islamic onslaught as much as Sweden and Norway. Civilized countries both, they have laws against such things as polygamy and men having child brides. Strictly prohibited.

Kind of.

You see, both countries have made certain accommodations for Muslim immigrants, some of whom don't live by those laws.

In the case of Sweden, though polygamy is illegal, Swedish law will allow for Muslim men to have multiple wives as long as they come from a nation where the practice is lawful, the marriages took place prior to entering Sweden, and no force was used.

Don't try this if you are a Swede.

The below article ( in Swedish) from Svenska Dagbladet begins with a scene in which a Muslim religious teacher in Sweden explains polygamy to local Muslim women (veiled naturally) who don't want their husbands to have other wives. He explains that the Koran allows men to have up to four wives, and that any woman who does not accept the Koran in its entirety is not a true believing Muslim.

And you know what that means.

There is also the question of child marriages, which is not uncommon in some Islamic countries. Sweden, Denmark and Norway are all encountering this issue in asylum centers. But, being Scandinavians, they are trying to be as understanding and as accommodating as possible. Reuters has a report.

Isn't it great how open minded the Scandinavians are? Is this a harbinger of things to come in the US? Or is it already here?

1 comment:

Siarlys Jenkins said...

Israel also made arrangements that Sephardic Jews arriving from Arab countries where polygamy was legal and common (as it is acceptable in Torah law) could keep their multiple wives, although no polygamous marriages would be contracted in Israel, consistent with the rulings made in medieval Europe that, to reduce friction with their Christian neighbors, Jews would adopt monogamy.