Utah mulling decriminalizing polygamy

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  1. Haldor

    Haldor Formerly retired EE.

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    If they want to put up with more than one woman more power to them....
     

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    FullClip Native Mainiac CLM

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    Will it apply if you want to go full Mayor Pete and have a dozen husbands?
     
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    Why on god's green earth would you want more than one?
     
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    Lt. Donn PSO Survivor. currently in NW Georgia

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    At this point, the moral high-ground has deserted the US...so I say, go ahead...I mean Polygamy pales in comparison to our Abortion rate
     
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    Wrangling just the one is more than enuff, I could not imagine dealing with more :)
     
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    Bren NRA Life Member

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    I don't see any reason it should be any of the government's business. It was pretty clearly just a case of enforcing religious morality through legislation and now that they have to let men marry men who think they are lesbians, that's all pretty much out the window.
     
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    Good ole Mitt..
     
  11. Trench Sweeper

    Trench Sweeper On the day of your birth death began stalking you

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    I don't know, I mean it isn't for me but I don't see where it is any of the .gov's business either.
     
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    Decriminalized Polygamy would potentially end the existence of the secretive and fenced-in LDS compound cities along the southern part of Utah and Northern Arizona which are more problematic than than having all of sister wives in synchronized menstruation.
     
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    I remember many years ago when I was young, bright eyed, and bushy tailed I had my first trip to the Middle East. I met with an Arab Israeli, and HAD to ask him..."do you have more than 1 wife?"
    he replied (shaking his head) "yes, but I do not recommend this"
    I said "why?" with a confused look
    He said "every day I am so tired. I have 2 homes, with 2 families, and when I am with one family, the other wife is constantly harassing me. There is always some problem, the washing machine doesn't work, or a water leak, always something. Take my advice, young man, 1 wife is all you need"

    I'll never forget that conversation.
     
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    I’d dabble.
     
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    Ramjet38 Mentally Frozen

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    Bren nailed it. It's not the government's concern in the least bit. Gay, straight, one, twelve....
     
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    Any worse than a handful of EX’es?
     
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    While theBible says it’s a bad idea. “No man can serve two masters”. I’m tempted...
    It’s better if open. (Then if guys or gals) that have side affairs.

    Or not hire edited.
     
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    Like others said. It should be zero concern of the government. A bunch of uptights decided to try and force their morality on others. Now you have to pay a tax to the government to get hitched.
     
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    Traditional, same sex, bigamy, polygamy and polyamory are the ones I can think of, what others am I missing? Anyway, if we are moving beyond traditional marriage of one man and one woman then don't we have to allow them all?
     
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