Posted on Mon 19 Aug 2019, 04:16 PM

United States Supreme Court, in New Jersey, has ruled that siblings have the legal right to marry and build a family. In a landmark ruling delivered by the Supreme Court, A New Jersey siblings, James and Victoria Banes won the right to marry each other, after a prolonged legal battle with the unites states government.

James and Victoria Banes who are blood siblings from New Jersey wins ten years legal battle to marry each other.

After the ruling, they couple said the did it  for the ‘millions of Americans who have consensual incestuous relationships and who are living in fear’ and blasted the Government for wasting tax-payers’ money fighting their challenge.

In his words,"Incest has been practiced by humans since the dawn of time. If Adam and Eve hadn’t done it, the human race would not be here today,” James Banes told reporters after his historic victory.

The Banes family lawyer, Julianne Grey, argued that criminalizing incestuous marriage while first-cousin marriage was legal in the state of New Jersey was a nonsensical and discriminatory measure.

“Why am I allowed to bang my cousin but not my sister? It just doesn’t make any sense,” James Banes criticized outside of court.

The couple who were currently facing up to 15 years in jail if found guilty, said that they were now planning to start a large family and enjoy their newly found freedom.

“We’ve always dreamed of having a big family, now this dream will become a reality” added Victoria Banes, who also told reporters she is pregnant and expecting twins.

 

 

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