Thursday, May 01, 2014

Kenya Polygamy Law Blasted by Anglican Archbishop

By David W. Virtue
May 1, 2014

A new law legalizing polygamous “marriages” between one man and multiple women was rebuffed by Anglican Primate Eliud Wabukala who called it “cowardly” and “backward.”

“I have to say that the recognize in law the right of men to have as many wives as they like was cowardly and will be a backward step for Kenya if it becomes law," the Anglican Church of Kenya leader said.

The effect of redefining marriage, whether by number of partners or their sexes, he added, “is to cheapen rights so that they become a demand, that we tolerate individual preferences that are destructive of our moral fabric.”

The archbishop also opposes same-sex “marriage.”

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