Thousands have protested in Istanbul in Turkey against a bill that would let off men who assaulted underage girls if they marry their victims.
The government insists the legislation is aimed at dealing with the widespread custom of child marriage, but critics say that it will legitimise child rape.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Turkey: Thousands protest against proposed child sex law
Australia’s parliament late Monday rejected the government’s proposal for a national vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
The upper house Senate voted 33-29 against the coalition government’s bid to hold a plebiscite on the issue.
Attorney-General George Brandis introduced the bill into the Senate, where the government does not hold an outright majority, despite expectation the opposition Labor and Greens parties would scupper it.
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Time For Truth: (Daily Mail) – Australia Rejects Same-Sex Marriage Bill: Would Allow National Vote On Whether To Legalise Gay Weddings
The daily dump continues. In the now traditional daily routine, one which forces the Clinton campaign to resort to ever more stark sexual scandals involving Trump to provide a media distraction, moments ago Wikileaks released yet another 1,894 emails in Part 11 of its ongoing Podesta Email dump, which brings the total number of released emails to 17,150.
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Time For Truth: (Zero Hedge) – Wikileaks Releases Another 1,894 Podesta Emails In Part 11 Of Data Dump; Total Is Now 17,150
Some 1,475 minor refugees, mostly girls, have arrived in Germany already married, the majority of whom come from Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq, an official report cited by German media says. Almost one in four are reportedly less than 14 years old.
The numbers from the government migration office were released in the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (WAZ) newspaper on Friday.
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Time For Truth: (Russia Today) – Almost 1,500 underage refugees arrived in Germany married, one fourth 14yo – report
For many of us, marriage is special. The idea of a lifelong bond between two people is accorded legal, spiritual and cultural significance throughout much of the world. Whether we are religious or secular, a permanent monogamous relationship can feel sacred.
So when we hear about animals that form lifelong bonds, our “aww” factor goes into overdrive: “How adorable! Gosh, we could all learn a thing or two from those shingleback lizards”.