Advocates of cousin marriage say they're against sex between siblings, but they can't explain why.
" By that logic, wouldn't sibling couples be even better?
Yes, the risk of disease in offspring of sibling couples is much higher.
The site argues that "sexual relations between consenting adults [are] no one's business but their own." Aunt Kate, the site's advice columnist, tells a reader who's shacking up with her half brother that "if you are consenting adults there is no prohibition on simply enjoying your relationship." The site's "Statement of Principles" touts the "special intimacy" of romance between cousins: "The love and chemistry of cousins is typically astronomical as compared with other couples.
If non-cousin couples would take the time to educate themselves, they would be jealous of cousin couples!
The study's authors and its trumpeters in the media suffer from the congenital liberal conceit that science solves all moral questions.