C4M talks to renowned lawyer who defends marriage monogamy

Jun 4, 2022 by

from Coalition for Marriage:

We wrote recently about the mainstream media’s increasing criticism of monogamy as an outdated concept.

To get key insights on this I spoke recently with an academic regarded by many as one of the world’s leading experts on the law of marriage. Prof John Witte Jr. is a Harvard-educated lawyer and international expert on the intersection of law with faith, freedom and family. You can listen to our discussion here:

We base our conversation around one of Prof Witte’s many books, The Western Case for Monogamy Over Polygamy. He says monogamy has been “the most expedient form of relationship for the long term” in both Western and non-Western civilisations. Over time and cultures, it has consistently led to best outcomes for healthy children, ordered inheritance, peaceful households, and avoids the consequences for wider society, of alpha males ‘hoarding spouses’.

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