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Can First Cousins Legally Marry?

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There is no documented law that is against the marriage of first cousins and scientists have been reported to support this issue. There are also many famous people who tied the knot with their first cousins, including Jesse James, Jerry Lee Lewis and Charles Darwin. However, there are reports of children from such marriages being born with defects and health problems.
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UK marriage laws forbid a variety of unions within the immediate family. Cousins are the only genetic relations who are allowed to marry.
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