A Danish Waterloo: Child Brides Now Legal

O, Denmark! Home of Aqua and MØ; Hamlet and Kierkegaard; A.P. Møller – Mærsk and Carlsberg; smørrebrød and frikadeller; child marriage and unrestrained rape. There was a time (a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away..,) when people coming into Europe had to adopt its social customs, culture and laws – had to. Not so much now in New New Denmark. Supposedly these child brides were married in one hellhole or another and have now had their illegal, criminal marriages solemnized by the state¹. How long until a Muslim man living in Denmark can marry a girl in Denmark of whatever age they choose? Days, hours, minutes…? Maybe it’s already happened? Aqua’s Barbie Girl might have been a parody song, but Denmark lost its ability to parody a long time ago.

¹ The Local; ‘Denmark reverses course on refugee child brides

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