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Brazil Approves Civil Union For Three People

The BBC and Huffington Post UK are reporting that a civil union involving three people has been granted in Brazil. Some countries have civil unions that are limited to two people, prevent the involvement of people who are married, or … Continue reading

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Kody Brown and Sister Wives WILL have their day in court.

Judge Clark Waddoups has turned down the motion to dismiss filed by Utah County Attorney Jeffrey Buhman. This was an attempt to declare the issue moot because Buhman had at the last minute adopted a policy of not prosecuting people … Continue reading

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Sister Wives in court – media coverage of latest hearing

Kody and Co. went back to court (via their lawyers) recently, as the Utah County Attorney sought to have the case against him dismissed. The Brown's contend that the Attorney should be prevented from prosecuting them for polygamy in order … Continue reading

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Originally posted on JONATHAN TURLEY:
I am in Salt Lake City today for the hearing on the government’s second motion to dismiss the challenge to the state’s bigamy law by the Brown family — the cast of TLC’s Sister Wives…

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Originally posted on JONATHAN TURLEY:
As some of you know, today was the day on which both sides in the Sister Wives case were to file cross motions for summary judgment to establish whether the state’s criminalization of cohabitation is…

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Polygamy next?

Polygamy next?.

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Gay Marriage has Muslims eyeing Polygamy

The article with the above title can be found here, at the Middle East Forum. Its original title when published in a shorter form in the National Review was “Polygamy, Too: Muslims have started seeking their own redefinition of marriage”. … Continue reading

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