Family resilience bill requires husbands, wives to love each other

first_imgRead also: Indonesia’s family resilience bill says housekeeping wife’s duty“Twenty years into the Reform Era, we are being taught to love each other by the state,” Twitter user Bhagavad Sambadha posted on Wednesday through his twitter handle @fullmoonfolks.20 tahun setelah reformasi, diajarin saling cinta sama negara hehe https://t.co/mnZQfQ7MoT— Bhagavad Sambadha (@fullmoonfolks) February 19, 2020“Indonesian lawmakers are at work to make it compulsory for a husband and wife to love each other! Yeah, they believe that [among] many social problems this is a priority!” Twitter user @afrilluva said.Indonesian lawmakers are at work to make it compulsory for a husband and wife to love each other!Yeah, they think over many many social problems they believe this is a priority!RUU Ketahanan Keluarga: Suami Istri Wajib Saling Cinta https://t.co/7sq5dA2XXT— Afrianty (@afrilluva) February 19, 2020The family resilience bill is one of 50 bills listed as priority bills in the 2020 National Legislation Program.Read also: The gentler sex: Proposed family resilience bill prescribes rehab for BDSM practitionersArticles 121 to 129 of the bill stipulate the establishment of a nonministerial board to manage family-related policies, including creating family resilience “norms, standards, procedures and criteria.”“Forming a family resilience agency can also be problematic, because it only increases state interference in everyone’s personal life,” Mutiara Ika Pratiwi of women’s rights group Perempuan Mahardhika told The Jakarta Post on Thursday.Topics : Wedding vows usually include a promise of everlasting love, but a bill on “family resilience” proposed by the House of Representatives goes a step further by enshrining the obligation in law.Article 24 Point 2 of the draft states that “every husband and wife who are legally married are obligated to love, respect, honor and be loyal to each other, as well as to provide physical and spiritual help for each other.”The article is among a number of provisions in the bill that have drawn criticism online.last_img read more

Police chief arrested in connection with mass murder of family

first_imgAccording to reports, a municipal police chief in Mexico has been arrested for allegedly being involved in the mass murder of a family near the U.S.-Mexican border.Mexican authorities have arrested Fidel Alejandro Villegas, and authorities believe the murders were due to conflict between local drug cartels battling for control of the area.3 women, and 6 children were killed in Sonora state on November 4th.The arrest comes a month after President Donald Trump said he wanted to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations.last_img

US Coast Guard Rescues Boater Off Fort Pierce

first_imgThough found safe, 29 year-old Skiff is “beaten down and exhausted” from the overnight ordeal. A Martin County man who went fishing in a 14-foot aluminum boat Tuesday and failed to return was found alive after an all night multi-agency search.“We have a story that really could’ve ended in tragedy,” Martin County Sheriff William Snyder told reporters shortly before noon Wednesday at Sandspirit Park in Stuart where Justin Skiff had launched about 24 hours earlier to go fishing offshore.The US Coast Guard says a helicopter lifted the missing boater to safety on Wednesday.The Coast Guard helicopter located the man in his 14-foot skiff, which reportedly ran out of gas, about nine miles southeast of Fort Pierce, Florida.last_img

Puerto Rico Hit By Another Strong Earthquake

first_imgA 5.2 magnitude earthquake rattled Puerto Rico Wednesday morning. It’s the latest of a series of constant earthquakes that have struck the region this month. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the latest earthquake occurred near Guanica. Seismologists in southern Puerto Rico are studying recently buried sensors they hope will reveal answers behind the constant and unusual shaking in the region that has terrified residents.More than 1,280 earthquakes have hit Puerto Rico’s southern region since Dec. 28, more than two dozen of them magnitude 4.5 or greater, according to the USGS.Among them is a 6.4 magnitude quake that hit on Jan. 7, killing one person and injuring nine others.last_img

Magnitude 7.7 earthquake has been reported off coast of Jamaica

first_imgA 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit off the island of Jamaica on Tuesday.The quake was recorded 117 kilometers northwest of Lucea, Jamaica.There is now a Tsunami warning in effect. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issues tsunami alert for Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and Cuba. Anywhere Within 300KM Of The Earthquake At Risk For “ hazardous waves”This is a developing story.last_img