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#Incest

# incest - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet
# Sexual Crimes
# Sexual Crimes

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Jul 24th 2018, 8:13 PM 17,207 Views 54 Comments

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

# incest - Friday 3 June, 2016

Man jailed for raping his stepsons hundreds of times
# Rape
# Rape

Man jailed for raping his stepsons hundreds of times

Jun 3rd 2016, 1:50 PM 34,038 Views 0 Comments

“Some people had cereal for breakfast, I seemed to be molested for breakfast.”

# incest - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Father and daughter "in loving relationship" fight for custody of their baby
# Spain
# Spain

Father and daughter "in loving relationship" fight for custody of their baby

Dec 3rd 2015, 8:44 PM 46,685 Views 75 Comments

The woman became pregnant at 17, by her 36-year-old father in Spain, where incest is not illegal.

# incest - Thursday 22 October, 2015

David Norris: I am not in favour of incest, I never have been
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

David Norris: I am not in favour of incest, I never have been

Oct 22nd 2015, 1:52 PM 16,565 Views 52 Comments

The independent senator has sought to clarify remarks he made in the Seanad on Tuesday.

# incest - Thursday 2 July, 2015

French woman jailed for suffocating eight of her children
# Awful
# Awful

French woman jailed for suffocating eight of her children

Jul 2nd 2015, 8:18 PM 28,124 Views 30 Comments

Dominique Cottrez had previously said she feared the children were born of incest with her father before changing her story this week.

# incest - Friday 26 June, 2015

'I had a normal childhood': French woman accused of smothering eight of her children
# France
# France

'I had a normal childhood': French woman accused of smothering eight of her children

Jun 26th 2015, 8:39 AM 22,935 Views 0 Comments

Dominique Cottrez has said she feared the children were born of incest with her father.

# incest - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Alan Shatter wants a referendum on abortion ... and divorce
# Changing Times
# Changing Times

Alan Shatter wants a referendum on abortion ... and divorce

Feb 10th 2015, 9:15 PM 17,713 Views 72 Comments

The former justice minister thinks it’s time we change the Constitution – in a number of ways.

# incest - Monday 25 August, 2014

It looks like Labour's next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland's abortion laws
# Abortion
# Abortion

It looks like Labour's next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland's abortion laws

Aug 25th 2014, 10:51 PM 12,069 Views 212 Comments

The Tánaiste is also in favour of repealing the 8th Amendment.

# incest - Friday 11 July, 2014

Australian judge to be investigated for 'appalling' comments on incest
# Investigation
# Investigation

Australian judge to be investigated for 'appalling' comments on incest

Jul 11th 2014, 8:08 AM 33,578 Views 53 Comments

The judge reportedly said sex between siblings was gaining social acceptance just like homosexuality.

# incest - Friday 7 March, 2014

Dáil to close 21-year-old legal ‘loophole’ on incest
# Courts
# Courts

Dáil to close 21-year-old legal ‘loophole’ on incest

Mar 7th 2014, 10:12 AM 33,485 Views 102 Comments

Under current law, a man can face up to life imprisonment if convicted, whereas a woman can only be sentenced to a maximum of seven years.

# incest - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Australia shocked by extreme case of incest, sex abuse and child neglect
# Disturbing
# Disturbing

Australia shocked by extreme case of incest, sex abuse and child neglect

Dec 11th 2013, 11:18 AM 121,386 Views 142 Comments

Twelve children were removed from a farm in New South Wales after social workers and police found them living in squalid conditions. They soon discovered that 11 of them were born to related parents.

# incest - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Northern Ireland's justice minister calls for consultation on changing abortion laws
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Northern Ireland's justice minister calls for consultation on changing abortion laws

Dec 5th 2013, 2:34 PM 4,783 Views 62 Comments

David Ford said he wants a public consultation into changing abortion laws to allow women carrying babies with fatal foetal abnormalities to have a termination.

# incest - Saturday 6 July, 2013

'Rally for Life' protest to call for referendum on abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

'Rally for Life' protest to call for referendum on abortion bill

Jul 6th 2013, 12:44 PM 7,230 Views 234 Comments

The pro-life rally will call for the Taoiseach to put the Protection in Life During Pregnancy Bill to the people of Ireland in a referendum.

# incest - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Marrying your first cousin can double the risk of birth defects in your babies
# New Research
# New Research

Marrying your first cousin can double the risk of birth defects in your babies

Jul 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 16,603 Views 50 Comments

However a study published in The Lancet today says that the absolute risk of birth defects, such as down syndrome, is low.

# incest - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Column: I'm a mother of a special needs child and a pro-choice advocate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I'm a mother of a special needs child and a pro-choice advocate

May 22nd 2013, 1:00 PM 1,477 Views 102 Comments

Tracey Holsgrove explains the agony of contemplating how to proceed with her pregnancy after learning of her baby’s condition – and why she is a firm pro-choice advocate.

# incest - Monday 13 May, 2013

Accused changes plea and admits murder of 12-year-old Tia Sharp
# Murder
# Murder

Accused changes plea and admits murder of 12-year-old Tia Sharp

May 13th 2013, 4:25 PM 11,281 Views 26 Comments

Stuart Hazell dramatically changed his plea on the fifth day of his trial at the Old Bailey in London.

# incest - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Taoiseach has 'no intention of playing party politics' over abortion issue
# Abortion
# Abortion

Taoiseach has 'no intention of playing party politics' over abortion issue

May 7th 2013, 4:59 PM 5,436 Views 76 Comments

Enda Kenny responds to calls for a Constitutional referendum on abortion during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil today.

# incest - Thursday 18 April, 2013

New app stops you having sex with your cousin
# Bumpin'
From The Daily Edge
# Bumpin'

New app stops you having sex with your cousin

Apr 18th 2013, 2:41 PM 5,791 Views 2 Comments

It sounds an incest alarm to prevent an “awkward reunion”.

# incest - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

‘We have an issue with suicidal risk in abortion legislation’ – Micheál Martin
# Abortion
# Abortion

‘We have an issue with suicidal risk in abortion legislation’ – Micheál Martin

Feb 13th 2013, 10:00 PM 52,582 Views 185 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader told TheJournal.ie he doesn’t know how many doctors should assess suicidal risk and said he is not currently in favour of widening abortion legislation to include pregnancies as a result of rape.

# incest - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Column: We owe it to victims to have minimum and mandatory sentencing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We owe it to victims to have minimum and mandatory sentencing

Jan 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 221 Views 48 Comments

The crimes committed against Fiona Doyle and Detective Garda Adrian Donohue deserve sufficient punishment – and the pressure needs to be placed back onto criminals, says criminologist John O’Keefe.

# incest - Friday 11 January, 2013

Nastassja Kinski 'proud' of sister for revealing sex abuse
# Abuse
# Abuse

Nastassja Kinski 'proud' of sister for revealing sex abuse

Jan 11th 2013, 11:18 AM 14,258 Views 6 Comments

The German actress has come out in support of her sister, who has revealed she was sexually abused throughout her childhood – saying she hopes it will encourage others to seek help.

# incest - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Bill will propose potential life sentences for women guilty of incest
# Incest
# Incest

Bill will propose potential life sentences for women guilty of incest

May 19th 2012, 8:45 AM 6,172 Views 35 Comments

Legislation being brought forward by Denis Naughten will end a 17-year legal loophole where men are given longer sentences than women.

# incest - Thursday 12 April, 2012

European court upholds German ban on incestuous relationship
# Incest
# Incest

European court upholds German ban on incestuous relationship

Apr 12th 2012, 10:09 PM 10,167 Views 62 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights said it was within Germany’s rights to stop a brother and sister from having a family life.

# incest - Friday 12 August, 2011

Josef Fritzl's basement dungeon to be filled with concrete
# Josef Fritzl
# Josef Fritzl

Josef Fritzl's basement dungeon to be filled with concrete

Aug 12th 2011, 6:22 PM 2,513 Views 6 Comments

The cellar where rapist Fritzl kept his daughter Elisabeth prisoner for 24 years will be put completely beyond use.

# incest - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Woman carries father's baby and claims: We're in love
# Taboo
# Taboo

Woman carries father's baby and claims: We're in love

Mar 23rd 2011, 12:14 PM 50,329 Views 12 Comments

Irish-born man and his daughter say they experienced GSA – Genetic Sexual Attraction – after they first met as adults. But does GSA exist?

# incest - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

German father convicted of 162 abuse counts
# Germany
# Germany

German father convicted of 162 abuse counts

Mar 22nd 2011, 6:40 PM 1,071 Views 0 Comments

A German man who fathered eight children with his stepdaughter and forced her into prostitution has been convicted of 162 counts of sexual abuse by a judge who called him a “pitiless egoist”.

# incest - Saturday 11 December, 2010

US academia reeling after professor charged with incest
# United States
# United States

US academia reeling after professor charged with incest

Dec 11th 2010, 2:38 PM 1,468 Views 0 Comments

A popular Columbia professor in political science is accused of sleeping with a female relative for three years.

# incest - Monday 13 September, 2010

Couple plan to go ahead with incestuous wedding
# Incest
# Incest

Couple plan to go ahead with incestuous wedding

Sep 13th 2010, 1:30 PM 417 Views 0 Comments

Brother and sister had child together before finding out they share a father.