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Under the administration of President Barack Obama, the government did not pay for abortions for teens in custody except in cases of rape, incest or a threat to the woman's life.
Our great grandchildren will be arguing about the ethics of incest well after we're buried in the cold ground.
Game of Thrones: About That Hookup—Megan Garber argues that incest in the show is a metaphor for insularity, myopia, and people’s unwillingness to see beyond themselves.
Jones said the bill, which prohibited abortions after 20 weeks, mandated certain requirements be met to permit abortions after 20 weeks in the case of a medical emergency, rape or incest.
Such role-playing can involve both age play, in which one partner pretends or both partners pretend to be an age other than their own, and incest fantasies.
No public subsidies can be used, except in cases that involve rape, incest, or preserving the life of the mother.
And yet the House voted this week 237-189 for a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks, except in cases of rape, incest, or a direct threat to the mother’s life.
The legislation would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks except for cases of rape, incest, or when the mother’s life is in danger.
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INCEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of incest for English Language Learners
: sexual intercourse between people who are very closely related
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