New Jersey brother and sister allowed to marry after 10-year-long court battle

A New Jersey brother and sister have won the right to marry after a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States.

In a 5-to-4 ruling, five judges unanimously granted the appeal by James Banes, 41, and Victoria Banes, 38, today after a ten-year-long battle. 

The overjoyed pair said they did it for the ‘millions of Americans who have consensual incestuous relationships and who are living in fear’ and blasted the Government for wasting taxpayers’ money fighting their challenge.

“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 that was currently facing up to 15 years in jail 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.

Previously, New Jersey state laws only allowed first-cousin marriages but since the landmark ruling, New Jersey is now the only state in the country to also allow incestuous marriages.

6 Comments on "New Jersey brother and sister allowed to marry after 10-year-long court battle"

  1. There is a high chance for the baby to have Autism Spectrum Disorder. Watch out.

  2. They will need some special shoes and gloves… All those extra fingers and toes.

  3. Well they have passed everything else and changed the world and the bible. Nothing left but to pass the rule of marrying their pets next.

  4. Abamination unto God

    • So Adam and eve was an abomination seriously people preach god so much god this god that but last time I checked god made Adam and Eve and they had two son being Eve was the only woman who did their sons have babies with please do tell

  5. Steve Morman | April 29, 2020 at 9:52 am | Reply

    It’s amazing how much attention and comments this subject has gitten. If we spent this amount of energy towards homelessness, people going hungry and adequate medical care for everyone America would be great again!!!

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