A Conversation for Is Bob Your Uncle?

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Post 1

flyingtwinkle

parents and close blood relations are family and therefore noi available for marriage in law and in church


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Post 2

Vestboy

You are right - but the difficulty comes when you use a term like "close blood relations."
Who decides what is close and how? For example your second (imagine your mum has a cousin John. You are second cousin to John's children)they are still family - but it is quite legal in the church and the law for you to marry them in most societies.


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Post 3

iPad

Two sisters in my family married two brothers. Their children are probably as genetically close as siblings.


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