In the United States , the legality of incest varies widely between jurisdictions regarding both the definition of the offense and penalties for its commission. In all but two states and the special case of Ohio, which "targets only parental figures" ,  incest is criminalized between consenting adults. In New Jersey and Rhode Island, incest between consenting adults 16 or over for Rhode Island, 18 or over for New Jersey is not a criminal offense, though marriage is not allowed in either state. New Jersey also increases the severity of underage sex offenses by a degree if they are also incestuous, and criminalizes incest with year olds the normal age of consent in New Jersey is Ohio allows incest between consenting adults only when one party is not a parental figure see table below to the other. As of [update] , cases of incest involving consenting adults are often not revealed to outside parties, and therefore prosecutions of these cases do not frequently occur.
Incest in the Bible
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Incest is a popular topic in English erotic fiction ; there are entire collections and websites devoted solely to incest , and there exists an entire genre of pornographic pulp fiction known as "incest novels". Incest is sometimes mentioned or described in mainstream, non-erotic fiction. Connotations can be negative, positive, or neutral. British musician Kate Bush 's song " The Kick Inside " from her album of the same name depicts an incestuous relationship, pregnancy and suicide involving a brother and sister.
Incest in the Bible refers to sexual relations between certain close kinship relationships which are prohibited by the Hebrew Bible. These prohibitions are found predominantly in Leviticus —18 and —21 , but also in Deuteronomy. Jewish views on incest are based on the biblical categories of forbidden relationships and have been subject to rabbinic interpretations in the Talmud. See also Forbidden relationships in Judaism.