Update: 4/28: The Egyptians deny that there is such a law being proposed. However, they do expect the Salafis to propose that the marriage age be lowered to 14 but they have not received the proposal yet. Read here: Tunisia Live
Original Story: 4/26: The ‘farewell intercourse’ law is one of the many laws being introduced by the Islamist-dominated parliament and it would allow Egyptian men and women to have sex with their spouse for up to six hours after their death.
The idea originated in May 2011 when Moroccan cleric Zamzami Abdul Bari said marriage remains valid even after death.
Egypt’s National Council for Women is outraged and fighting it. They believe, rightfully, that it will set human development back.
Worse than that is a proposal for the marriage age to be lowered to 14 years.
Read more: al Aribaya News