incest incest  /ˈɪn ˌsɛst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) sexual intercourse between persons too closely related to marry (as between a parent and a child)

Usage(s):

  1. A 2003 Supreme Court case striking down sodomy laws is being used by plaintiffs as a defense against incest.
  2. Researchers are lobbying against the ban on incest Sex researchers love to shock the public.
  3. With a movie about incest, TV again explores the forbiddenTelevision taboos are made to be broken.

News

  1. Abortion bill sponsor adds exception for rape, incest

    WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- Exceptions for rape and incest have been added to a U.S. House bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks, the Republican sponsor says.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Rape, Incest Exceptions Added to Abortion Bill (Updated)

    Updated 4:45 p.m. | House Republican leaders have added rape and incest exceptions to Rep. Trent Franks' bill banning abortions after 20 weeks, two days after a backlash was sparked by the Arizona Republican's assertion that pregnancies from rape are rare.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CQ Politics

  3. Rape, Incest Exceptions Added to Abortion Bill

    House Republican leaders have added rape and incest exceptions to Rep. Trent Franks' bill banning abortions after 20 weeks, two days after the Arizona Republican's assertion that pregnancies from rape are rare sparked a backlash.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CQ Politics

Quotes

  1. "That comment about loving everybody that's wonderful, but the question is how do you show that," Frank said. "Mr. Warren compared same sex couples to incest. I found that deeply offensive and unfair."
    on Dec 21, 2008 By: Barney Frank Source: Politico

  2. "If the Supreme Court says you have the right to consensual sex within your home," Santorum said at the time, "then you have the right to bigamy, you have the right to polygamy, you have the right to incest, you have the right to adultery....
    on May 7, 2007 By: Rick Santorum Source: WorldNetDaily

  3. "I believe that abortion is the wrong choice except in cases of incest, rape, and to save the life of the mother," Romney said on his Web site.
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Kansas City Star

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