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Can Women Have Harems?

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in response to reader comment: Polygamy is illegal only if there is formal marriage to 2 women.

Submitted by Nabi (Canada), Jun 13, 2008 at 14:35

Sorry Richard but you're wrong again: What you described--relationships outside of civil marriage in western society--is an equal playing field. Women can do it too (and I've known some who do so.) What Muslims do (by making the guy the absolutely dominant fixture) is a one way street to oblivion as far as women go .

It's an absolutely discriminatory, barbaric code in fundamental conflict with what we take for granted here. I might be a lot more tolerant of Muslima if they accorded women the same privileges as they do men; but they insist on making themselves boring by smothering women.

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