Could any consequences from the Quran allowing sex with slaves be felt even today? Examine the following:
Based upon the work of two scholars, Wikipedia confirms that: "Under Islamic law, Muslim men can have sexual relations with female captives or concubines and slaves with OR WITHOUT her consent." That is, Islam permits the RAPE of slaves.
The online encyclopedia Wikipedia at this link used these two sources for its claim. First is a book by Kecia Ali:
The second source is a book by Shahla Haeri: In this book, the author also observes: "Sexual intercourse with one's own slave girl continued to be legitimate until recently in most Islamic societies. Slave ownership should not be confused with slave marriage. Slave marriage involves marriage of a slave with another person, with the permission of the slave master. Marriage is not necessary between a male slave owner and his female slaves. His ownership entitles him to a right of intercourse."