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Saturday, October 20, 2012


From the Washington Post:

A scholar of religion and law at Emory University in Atlanta, Witte is working on a lengthy history of polygamy due out next year. He believes that polygamy is the next frontier in marriage and family law. If states are able to dismantle traditional or conventional views of marriage by allowing two men or two women to wed, then why should they not go further and sanction, or at least decriminalize, marriages between one man and several women?

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Polygamy is kind of a mainstream topic right now in the media because of candidate Mitt Romney. Mitt, as we are all aware is Mormon. A large portion of the American population still equates Mormonism with polygamy even though the Mormon church has not condoned the practice since the middle to late 19th century.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyers | Oct 21, 2012 7:45:28 PM

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