Brit taxpayers subsidize Muslim harems

The United Kingdom has gone mad with cultural "sensitivity"  and is now officially subsidizing polygamy for Muslims on welfare, despite the fact that bigamy is a crime in Britain. From James Slack writing in the Daily Mail: Husbands living in a "harem" with multiple wives have been cleared to claim state benefits for all their different partners. A Muslim man with four spouses - which is permitted under Islamic law - could receive £10,000 a year in income support alone. He could also be entitled to more generous housing and council tax benefit, to reflect the fact his household needs a bigger property. Ministers have decided that, even though bigamy is a crime in Britain, polygamous marriages can be recognised formally by the state - provided they took place overseas, in countries where they are legal. The outcome will chiefly benefit Muslim men with more than one wife. Ministers estimate that up to a thousand polygamous partnerships exist in Britain, although they admit there...(Read Full Post)

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