He stated, “He is covered by the nation‘s constitution to marry as many wives as he chooses to and there is no private individual or group that has the right to terminate anybody‘s life.” >>>>>
If he is right, then this lends to the idea that sharia is not the law where he lives. If he did this in the past, and sharia later became the law, then maybe he would have been ‘grandfathered’ in and ordered to cease marrying–at least until he lost a wife due to divorce or death, for example.
If there was no marriage, yet he simply acknowledged them as husbandless lovers, as is accepted in the West, then this would also be a travesty.
It appears that if sharia did exist in this region, and is applied, as the government is suggesting, then it is obvious he has broken the law. If there was no law, yet he is claiming to follow Islam, as a Muslim, he would be more inclined to practice the sharia recognized by his own elders.
Something tells me that this is politicized moreso because of his position on vaccinations. If this is not the case, then why did it take so long to discover how many wives he has? Who sanctioned them prior? How did his children move about within the system without acknowledging their own parents?
Most Western arguments couldn’t touch this man. Otherwise, he’d bring up points of the West’s leaning towards same-sex marriage; redefining the term marriage; government’s involvement in the institution of marriage; right to privacy, and lastly — a woman’s right to choose.
How do I figure? Well, think about the choices his ‘wives’ made. Does that not count in factoring the equation of a relationship? In the West, how many ladies have the same ‘baby’s daddy’?
If she has a right to choose what she does with her own body, including going against her own husband’s desire, then why would the government not take her own desire to choose her own mate?
Lastly, why do we not only accept, but celebrate people like Hugh Hefner and his three live-in girlfriends and constant others, while shunning Mormons (Christians) and Muslims from doing the same in a far more responsible way?