Articles tagged Polygamy

New charges brought against Canadian polygamists

A special prosecutor with the British Columbia Criminal Justice Branch of the Ministry of Justice has approved new polygamy charges against a number of individuals belonging to the Mormon community of Bountiful, near Creston, BC. According to a BC Criminal Justice Branch media release, Winston Blackmore and James Oler each face new charges of polygamy, while Oler, Brandon Blackmore and Emily Crossfield are charged with unlawful removal of a child from Canada. Blackmore and Oler, leaders of the Bountiful community which holds polygamy as a tenet of faith in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or FLDS, […]
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Kenya legalizes polygamy

The proposal "to recognize in law the right of men to have as many wives as they like was cowardly and will be a backward step for Kenya if it becomes law," Anglican Church of Kenya Archbishop Eliud Wabukala said.
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Judge’s ruling puts polygamy on the way to legal recognition

“This ruling confuses the private desires of individuals with the institution of marriage as a whole,” Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse of The Ruth Institute told LifeSiteNews.com. Also cited same-sex "marriage" and abortion-on-demand decisions as precedents justifying his decision.
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