Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Missouri Bans First-Cousin Marriages, Unlike Rednecks in California, New York

Posted By on Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 4:05 PM

Sweet justice! We're not as hillbilly as they say, and neither are our good friends in Mississippi and Kentucky.

Yep, you can say a lot about Missour-ah, but you can't marry your cousin here. The same cannot be said for New York, California and 32 other states.

From boingboing.com via Mother Jones, a look at the states that allow first-cousins to marry:

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