Is Polygamy Next?

Jul 21, 2015 by

By William Baude, New York Times: OW that the dust is settling from the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which recognized a right to same-sex marriage, there are new questions. In particular, could the decision presage a constitutional right to plural marriage? If there is no magic power in opposite sexes when it comes to marriage, is there any magic power in the number two? Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.’s dissent in Obergefell raised this very question, intending to show...

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“Why Two? The Question Gay Activists Cannot Answer,”

Jul 14, 2015 by

By Michael Brown, Townhall.com: A Huffington Post Writer Takes My Challenge and Fails Badly. In response to my article “Why Two? The Question Gay Activists Cannot Answer,” James Peron penned an article titled “Polygamy Is Not the Next ‘Gay Marriage’.” In his response, he dissed the Christian Post (one of the sites where my article was posted), dissed me (for writing a “a book on how Christians will reverse the course of the ‘gay revolution’,” referring to my forthcoming book Outlasting the Gay...

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Why Two? The Question Gay Activists Cannot Answer

Jul 7, 2015 by

by Michael Brown, Charisma News: If marriage is not the union of a man and a woman, then why should it be limited to two people (or, for that matter, require two people)? Why can’t it be one or three or five? What makes the number “two” so special if it doesn’t refer to the union of a male and a female? I have asked this question for years in various settings, from a campus debate with a professor to social media and from my radio show to writing, and I have not yet...

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Rapid rise in sharia marriages in Britain, many polygamous

Jul 4, 2015 by

By Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: Britain has witnessed a rapid rise in sharia marriages with many of them polygamous, a leading lawyer warns today. Aina Khan, a London solicitor who specialises in sharia, told Frances Gibb, legal editor of The Times, that there are now as many as 100,000 sharia marriages in the UK. The problem with them is that they leave the women in particular with little protection in law, especially if they get divorced. A previous report by the charity AURAT which helps...

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Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license

Jul 3, 2015 by

From Fox News; A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife. Nathan Collier and his wives Victoria and Christine applied at the Yellowstone County Courthouse in Billings on Tuesday in an attempt to legitimize their polygamous marriage. Montana, like all 50 states, outlaws bigamy — holding multiple marriage licenses — but Collier said he plans...

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You back gay marriage? Polygamy is fine then

Mar 3, 2015 by

By Laura Perrins, The Conservative Woman: Some conservatives believe that now the gay marriage debate is ‘settled’ the Left and the Right will gather round the great campfire of wonder, all holding hands while singing Kumbaya. It will be a glorious moment when marriage will be seen as the unremitting social good that it is – the Left will suddenly see that light and say, yes you were right all along, we were idiots and let’s enact shed-loads of pro-marriage measures. We are to believe that the...

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