And it was at this moment, the swedish government knew... They fucked up #riksdag @socialdemokraternas
Newly arrived men from the Middle East who have underage wives or are married to more than one woman have been discussed vigorously lately. Should Sweden really recognize that kind of marriage, many ask themselves.
But the Social Democrats, the Left Party and the Environmental Party oppose such a ban. In a joint reservation, they write that "it can not be ruled out that situations may arise where a foreign childhood marriage should be recognized for Sweden to live up to its international commitments." In particular, the three red-green parties point to "EU citizen's right
Moderates, Christian Democrats, Liberals, Center Party and the Sweden Democrats say no to child marriage and polygamy, and have jointly launched a proposal to appoint a commission to change the law. And yesterday the proposal was voted in the Riksdag.
S: Swedish youth have sex
In the debate before the vote yesterday tried the Social Democratic parliamentarian, Hillevi Larsson argue against a ban on child marriage on the basis of an argument that Swedish youth who are under eighteen years even they're dating, having sex, and sometimes even live and have children together. "We have girls and boys in Sweden today, ie Swedish citizens who are living together with each other, who have sex with each other, who live together and who have children together," she said.
It prompted the Liberals Robert Hannah to react: "I find it compelling to stand and compare young people who volunteered to live with girls abandoned in their homelands. That is what has happened: they are abandoned in their homelands. Comparing these situations is almost regrettable, and I really do not hope it is the Social Democrats line, he exclaimed.
The three red-green parties also do not want to legislate to void polygamy marriages entered into abroad. Instead, they want to "let an investigation review how to prevent foreign polygamy marriages being recognized in Sweden". At present, according to the population records, 300 people in Sweden are married to more than one person.