The Telegraph: Minister’s warning on cousin marriages

Sallam alaykum.

So what do think to this? Is there enough evidence to prove this? Doctors have told me in the past that this is actually true.

Minister’s warning on cousin marriages

Marriages between first cousins – prevalent in some Muslim communities in Britain – are more likely to cause birth defects in children, a government minister said last night, writes Patrick Hennessy.

Read more here.

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3 Responses to The Telegraph: Minister’s warning on cousin marriages

  1. faiz4n says:

    Scientists have thrown this out of the water. Read: 1stedition.wordpress.com/2008/12/30/what-science-has-to-say-about-cousin-marriage/

  2. Adnan says:

    Thanks for the link!

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