Skip to comments.It's time to reconsider polygamy
Posted on 12/17/2013 6:39:01 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Polygamy is back in the headlines.
Last week, a federal judge in Utah struck down part of the state's anti-polygamy law as unconstitutional, although he kept the ban on possessing more than one marriage license at a time. Fans of the "Sister Wives" reality TV stars, who filed the suit, are rejoicing in the news.
At the other end of the spectrum, TLC debuted its newest docuseries, "Breaking the Faith," which tells the dark story of women and children trying to escape from the practice.
Another lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice alleges that polygamous clans are secretly running the show in Utah and Arizona townships, manipulating the political process from behind the scenes. And in Texas, the Attorney General's Office is inching closer to seizing a massive polygamous ranch.
Across the country, angry citizens are calling for the government to follow its own laws and crack down on polygamy.
Meanwhile, celebrities like Akon and various news outlets encourage people of all ages to reconsider plural marriage....
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The most infuriating thing is, WE SAID THIS, and they scoffed! This is deliberate, incremental, debauchery pushed by the LENINIST LEFT!!!
UN-F-ING BELIEVABLE!.... yet still.. EXTREMELY BELIEVABLE!
Well in order to rebuild a system you have to break it first.
I’m not sure “incremental” is even the right word — these people are stomping on the accelerator.
I read this earlier today (from a Facebook link, go figure).
I think the writer seriously fails to realize the complicated and messy legal can of worms a marriage of 3 or more persons would open.
But it sure would keep the lawyers employed.
Yeah, America needs more slugs with 3 or 4 wives and 28 kids on welfare.
Incremenetal in the sense that they take it stage by stage, saying the next stage will never happen, and then low and behold, they move on to the next stage!
All Americans must be told that these people want to legalize child rape, and if you don’t believe it, think again!
I'll take all of them please :)
Yeah, yeah!!! ;)
Oh yeah, I am totally convinced polygamy will be on the table now that same sex marriage is legal.
You are correct. It’s the ratchet effect — always turning a bit more to the Left, never seeming to ever move at all to the Right. These people are experts on incremental change. My observation was technically incorrect, but I just meant that they used to make a big move every 5 years or so — but under Obama they are making their incremental moves to the Left on a monthly basis. It’s unreal.
I had a little gay kid shouting at me outside the polling place a couple of years ago. I said “no gay marriage”.
Then I say why not allow old men to marry their daughters or 4 people marry each other. He said that would “never happen”.
I said “why not?”
He was silent. How can you say “it’s not moral” or aberrant?
Yes, they are speeding up. I honestly didn’t expect polygamy to be on the cards for another few years yet, but here it is!
Khrushchev once said ‘we will bury you’. We have buried ourselves.
Yup. All the “oh, it’s not the same at all” shtick held no real water. If for no other reason than it’s not just about the constitutionality of things. Once you take something that has been as unchanging and set-in-stone as the definition of marriage, and add a radical change to it (gay marriage), the inviolability of the concept is gone. Now, most any faction seeking to challenge the notion of traditional marriage can stake its claim and claim legitimacy. Playing Devil’s Advocate, if we accept that two men can love each other and get married, why can we not accept that a man can love two (or more) women and enter into matrimony with them? That sort of thing.
No, it is time to reconsider allowing government to have any role whatsoever in defining and regulating marriage.
Marriage is defined by God, not the State. When the people of a State were supportive of the godly institution of marriage, their laws tended to be in harmony with God’s Law. But now that forces that are hostile to God’s definition of marriage have gained sufficient control in many States, they are redefining marriage with the intent on destroying it.
In order to save marriage, we must restore the separation between marriage and the State.
Or Perhaps they are your daughters and you are suggesting I would make a Great Husband! :D
Sharia law ,too.
The future of that: messy convoluted divorce proceedings.
Result: lawyers say “cha-ching!”
There’ll be a law school above every donut shop and car wash! LOL
IF you’re a 16 yr. old guy, you might imagine polygamy meant more sex.
If you’re over 30 you likely understand it means multiple wives.
It is unlikely that the sign over your front door reads “Let it be written, Let it be done”.
Do you really want to try to compromise with more than one woman?
You’re not married?
Polygamous relationships have been, off and on, the norm throughout most of the cultures of the world through history. The practice was prevalent in the Roman Empire, which even led Paul to tell Timothy that a bishop should have but one wife. Why? Because polygamy was so prevalent in the pagan world.
We are seeing a resurgence of these trends because we are seeing a resurgence of paganism due, in large part, to a feckless church that is failing to reach the broader society with the truth and power of the gospel.
I’ve been asking for a while now what keeps a man from marrying his father, especially if he can save a ton of money on inheritance taxes. Incest? Why? Incest laws are meant to prevent deformed children as a result of inbreeding. Not a problem between two men.
And they will deny the next perverse step — until it also becomes grim reality.
Although I was making a joke, those gals there are nice looking and all this talk of Polygamy....
Just kidding, I could never afford all them ;)
“IF youre a 16 yr. old guy, you might imagine polygamy meant more sex.”
Unfortunately, that is the worldview driving this nonsense: pagan, hedonistic, responsibility-free sex. They don’t want more wives: they want more women to subjugate and use.
And many of them in collusion.
Fifth cousins and such.
Maximize the fallout proceeds.
Any man who takes more than one wife deserves what he gets.
How are the courts going to find their way out of this? It won’t be easy.
When the courts threw out sodomy laws, it opened he gates wide.
Yes, pedophilia is next up for legalization only it will first appear as consensual sex between an adult and a 15 year old, then a 14 year old etc.
But they won’t call it pedophilia. It will be called something like Wisdom Partner, Counselor Partner or Rescue Marriage with phrases like ‘Young Love Choice’, anything to give it some sort of sound that seems benign and perhaps legitimate. The Left is good at word games. Domestic partnership, Civil Union became homosexual marriage or ‘gay’ marriage and then ‘Marriage Equality’.
Pedophilia will be expressed in the Press under some other name as helping young confused people (the word child will never be used) and giving these confused young persons a chance of having a mature benefactor.
It will happen because homosexuals can now marry in many states and many pedophiles are homosexuals.
I never thought in my lifetime that I would see homosexuality pushed as normal. But here it is.
If they all moved in and synchronized the earth could spin off its axis!
That end the polygamy trend. Self-correcting system?
Save me the one in the silver minidress. You can keep the others.
I’m not feeling very represented and extremely repressed!!
I should be able to marry my 10 girlfriends. they’ve never left me, are very attentive, and depend on me for everything. we all want kids as well. I figure there’ll be at least 100 children in no time.
unfortunately that means my 100 deductions won’t allow me to pay as much in taxes as I’d otherwise be doing.. but it’s for the children!
what? are you a hater? do you doubt my human-goldfish love is true??
bring on the bestial-polygamy and stop repressing true love!!
Nope. She’s all mine. Even in this get up: http://popminute.com/photo/1/taylor_swift_victorias_secret_fashion_show_20133.jpg
“I should be able to marry my 10 girlfriends. theyve never left me, are very attentive, and depend on me for everything. we all want kids as well. I figure therell be at least 100 children in no time.”
Just get healthy, the Vikings need you back.
“The most infuriating thing is, WE SAID THIS, and they scoffed! This is deliberate, incremental, debauchery pushed by the LENINIST LEFT!!!”
The more naive among them were stupid and the savvier of them were lying.
Opps Sorry Megan meant to ping you to post # 42 too!
Sure was something wasn’t it? :D
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