Speaking Up for Dignity

Australian Father jailed over 12-year-old daughter’s arranged marriage

B.C. Supreme Court Justice Robert J. Bauman used international law and testimony to come to influence the decision he rendered that “polygamy is harm.” Although nothing is said about the following being a marriage of polygamy, it is about a father who arranged a marriage for his 12-year-old daughter to a man twice her age AS Emily Crossfield and her husband Brandon Blackmore allegedly did with their young teen daughter “married” to Warren Steed Jeffs. Unfortunately, in Canada a person can get more jail time for harming an animal than for harming a child! Perhaps the outcome of this trial in Australia will influence those prosecutors who will over see the trials of the above alleged criminals.
Read the rest of the article here: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-33572321

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