Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Polygamy Controversy Presents Dilemma for Post-Christian France

Tuesday May 4, 2010
By Hilary White
NANTES, France

( – When a Muslim woman was fined late last month in Nantes, France for driving while wearing a full face veil, the issue of polygamy burst into the spotlight when it was revealed that her husband had three other “wives.”

The incident has re-opened the debate in Europe over the dilemma faced by European governments with, on the one hand, aging native populations and below-replacement birth rates, and, on the other, burgeoning Muslim immigrant populations with customs incompatible with existing laws. the rest


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