Polygamy

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Photos from Short Creek

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Photos of some of our FLDS friends from Short Creek
The%20Polygamy%20BillThe Polygamy Bill

The Polygamy Bill

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I took some FLDS friends to the capitol in Salt Lake City to share their voice about the polygamy bill.

2011 Canadian Ruling Against Polygamy

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B.C. Supreme Court has upheld Canada’s polygamy laws, but says minors who end up in polygamous marriages should be exempt from prosecution. In a 335-page decision released on in 2011, Chief Justice Robert Bauman ruled in favour of the section of the Criminal Code outlawing polygamous unions. …

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The Polygamy Question

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Polygamy is tolerated to some degree by almost half of the world’s societies. It is practiced by only 2 percent of North Americans from a range of religious and national backgrounds. Some participants in polygamous marriages have immigrated to North America from countries where such marriage is permitted and recognized under …

Polygamy%20in%20the%20United%20States:%20How%20Marginalized%20Religious%20Communities%20Cope%20with%20Stigmatizing%20Discourses%20Surrounding%20Plural%20MarriagePolygamy in the United States: How Marginalized Religious Communities Cope with Stigmatizing Discourses Surrounding Plural Marriage

Polygamy in the United States: How Marginalized Religious Communities Cope with Stigmatizing Discourses Surrounding Plural Marriage

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Considerable work by advocates for stigmatized groups has yielded dramatic progress in advancing social reform with the goal of fostering a culture of tolerance and understanding for personal and cultural differences (Kite, 2011). Despite progress for several traditionally stigmatized groups, other groups are not visible in mainstream American culture and remain  …

The Polygamy Question, Introduction: Plural Marriage and Legal Pluralism

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Questions regarding the legal and ethical permissibility of plural marriage occupy a disproportionately large space in the public and legal imagination. This collection seeks to trace the genealogy of contemporary interest in the institution of polygamous marriage, explore arguments for and against its recognition under North American legal systems, and consider …

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An%20Exploration%20of%20Polygamous%20Marriages:%20A%20WorldviewAn Exploration of Polygamous Marriages: A Worldview

An Exploration of Polygamous Marriages: A Worldview

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Over seventy percent of the societies known to Anthropologists permit men to marry more than one wife. There are consequences to each type of marriage to which certain individuals might adapt.