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Polygamy as Lifestyle Choice,
and a Reality TV Brand

New York Times, by John Schwartz

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/10/2014 5:05:33 AM

LAS VEGAS — Kody Brown, his four wives and 17 children want to be the new face of polygamy, what some consider the next frontier after same-sex marriage. That is why, the Browns say, they invited TLC television cameras into their homes for their reality show “Sister Wives,” why they have written a best-selling book about their lives, and why they challenged Utah’s polygamy ban in federal court. Fear of prosecution under that law led them to flee to Nevada. Last month, a federal judge partly overturned the ban, ruling that prohibiting “cohabitation” violates the First Amendment guarantee of free exercise of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 1/10/2014 6:14:23 AM     (No. 9686606)

This is the back door for Muslim polygamy in this country. But the 3rd wife will be 11.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lala, 1/10/2014 6:17:26 AM     (No. 9686609)

Incest, polygamy, pedophilia, it´s only a matter of time. But that´s all part of being an "enlightened" society that recognizes that all you need is love, right?

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