Missouri Bans First-Cousin Marriages, Unlike Rednecks in California, New York


Sweet justice! We're not as hillbilly as they say, and neither are our good friends in Mississippi and Kentucky.

Yep, you can say a lot about Missour-ah, but you can't marry your cousin here. The same cannot be said for New York, California and 32 other states.

From boingboing.com via Mother Jones, a look at the states that allow first-cousins to marry: