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Italy: Muslims Demand POLYGAMY In Response To Same Sex Unions

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Polygamy: It’s in the Quran (4:3). And so as far as Muslims are concerned, it must be right. The fact that it degrades and commodifies women is not important. Whenever Islamic law and Western law conflict, Western law must give way. And so it is in Italy with this initiative.

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“Muslims demand Polygamy In Response To Same Sex Unions”, by Virginia Hale, Breitbart, August 9, 2016:

Following the introduction of civil partnerships, Muslim representatives in Italy are now demanding the legalisation of polygamy.

Responding to a new law allowing same sex couples to enter civil unions, Hamza Piccardo argued that if gay relationships, which Muslims disagree with, are a civil right then Italians must accept polygamy as a civil right too.

The founder of the Union of Islamic Communities and Organisations (UCOII) in Italy took to Facebook to claim polygamy is a “civil right” and that Italy would benefit from the large number of Muslim births it would promote.

The UCOII president wrote: “When it comes to civil rights here, then polygamy is a civil right. Muslims do not agree with homosexual partnerships, and yet they have to accept a system that allows it. There is no reason why Italy should not accept polygamous marriages of consenting persons.”

The call for polygamy, from Italy’s largest Muslim umbrella group, was met with outrage by a number of politicians.

Debora Serracchiani, deputy chairman of the ruling Democratic Party (PD) said: “Centuries of fighting for women’s rights can not simply be brushed aside.”

“Polygamy has nothing to do with civil rights,” she added.

Paolo Grimoldi, an MEP for the anti mass migration Northern League, declared: “This is the moderate Islam, with which the Italian government intends to keep the dialogue open.”

Reflecting on the debate his Facebook post unleashed, Mr. Piccardo said: “A simple consideration of legal philosophy has sparked an uproar so grotesque as to be even funny.”

Doubling down on his earlier plea, the head of the Muslim Brotherhood-linked bodyinsisted polygamy is a civil right and a matter of “equality of citizens before the law”.

The former European Muslim Network spokesman also suggested Italy needs foreign labour and that polygamy would boost the nation’s economy.

Mr. Piccardo commented: “Do not underestimate the demographic action of polygamy. It would rebalance population decline and the consequent need for foreign labour”….

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