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Old 05-28-2013, 12:18 PM
 
Location: Middle of nowhere
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Sorry, debunked.

Texas has law against 1st cousin marriage.

Your data is wrong.
Texas only prohibited first cousin marriages after 2005.
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Old 05-28-2013, 12:24 PM
 
Location: One of the 13 original colonies.
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Looks like most of New England allows it, and California also. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cousin_...tates_by_state
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Old 05-28-2013, 01:19 PM
 
Location: Barrington
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There is nothing inherently wrong with marrying your cousin. Although I believe it was taboo in much of Africa, cousin marriage was practiced extensively in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
It's all about genetics between cousins.
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Old 05-28-2013, 03:46 PM
 
Location: Virginia Beach
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It's all about genetics between cousins.
Which, as simple research would show, would barely affect the supposed child in the first few generations.
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