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Marriage
# Why does Allah allow<ref>"''Prohibited to you (For marriage) are:- Your mothers, daughters, sisters; father's sisters, Mother's sisters; brother's daughters, sister's daughters; foster-mothers (Who gave you suck), foster-sisters; your wives' mothers; your step-daughters under your guardianship, born of your wives to whom ye have gone in,- no prohibition if ye have not gone in;- (Those who have been) wives of your sons proceeding from your loins; and two sisters in wedlock at one and the same time, except for what is past; for Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful;''" - {{Quran|4|23}}</ref> and even encourage (through Muhammad's example)<ref>Muhammad himself married cousins, as he did with Zaynab bint Jahsh, who was not only the daughter of Umaimah bint Abd al-Muttalib, one of his father's sisters, but was also divorced from a marriage with Muhammad's adopted son, Zayd ibn Haritha. - Maududi (1967), Tafhimul Quran, Chapter Al Ahzab</ref> [[Cousin Marriage in Islam|marriage between cousins]]? Does he not know it causes genetic disorders<ref>A. H. Bittles and M. L. Black - [http://www.pnas.org/content/107/suppl.1/1779.full Consanguinity, human evolution, and complex diseases] – PNAS, June 25, 2009</ref><ref>Alan H. Bittles - [http://www.jstor.org/pss/2137601 The Role and Significance of Consanguinity as a Demographic Variable] - JSTOR</ref> in offspring?
# Do you think it’s right that a man can divorce for any reason (by pronounces "talaq" three times)<ref>"''Talaq is the term used to mean divorce in accordance with Islamic rules. Under traditional Islamic Law a bare Talaq divorce takes place when the husband pronounces three times “I divorce you”. Such a pronouncement has the effect of dissolving the marriage instantly.''" - [{{Reference archive|1=http://www.family-lawfirm.co.uk/Articles/Divorce-and-Separation/The-validity-of-Talaq-Divorce-in-the-UK.aspx|2=2012-01-28}} The Validity of Talaq Divorce in the UK] - Shahzea Tahir, Woolley & Co family law, accessed January 28, 2012</ref> but a woman has to plead her case before a judge?
Is domestic violence, moral or immoral?
===Adultery===
# Fifty percent of men and women worldwide have had extra-marital sex. So, in theory, do half the men people on earth deserve to be [[stoning|stoned]] or lashed?
# Does Allah really want the children of adulterers to grow up without their parents because they need to be executed?
# Does Allah really think public whipping is the most enlightened way to deal with those who have sex before marriage?
# Instead of the outdated and unreliable method of four witnesses to adultery, why not just use DNA samples which non-Muslims invented?
# If someone is raped, is it the attacker's fault or the victim's fault? [[Rape in Islam]]
==Messengers==
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