From this, the media have concluded that marrying your first cousin is "OK." Is it?As Frame Game has argued before, topics such as sex with animals, dog-eating, and sex with cousins are never as simple as they're made out to be.Before things go too far and we fall in love, is this acceptable in society?
If you are in one of the ones across the bottom, first cousin is socially acceptable as long as not the same gender.
The next layer up (think Tennessee, Oklahoma) second cousins are fine.
Professor Spencer, an evolutionary zoologist, said these laws should be repealed, especially in America, where he said they were drafted in a way that discriminated against the rural poor and immigrants: "Neither the scientific nor social assumptions behind such legislation stand up to close scrutiny.
Such legislation reflects outmoded prejudices about immigrants and the rural poor and relies on over-simplified views of heredity.
...about the guy she recently started dating—they're related!