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Polygamy Advocate: Gay Marriage Blazing Trail for Us
Newsbusters ^ | June 25, 2013 | Lauren Enk

Posted on 06/25/2013 10:46:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Looks like there is a slippery slope after all and gay marriage really could lead to polygamy. According to U.S. News and World Report, polyamory advocate Anita Wagner Illig said that gay marriage is setting the standard to make polygamy and polyamory legal.

“We polyamorists are grateful to our [LGBT] brothers and sisters for blazing the marriage equality trail,” said Illig, who is the head of polyamory advocacy group called Practical Polyamory.

Anticipating the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage this week, US New’s reporter Steven Nelson interviewed Illig to see how polyamorists and polygamists feel about the possibility of redefining marriage. Nelson reported that Illig admitted “the polyamory community has expressed little desire for legal marriage” until now, but that in light of gay marriage gaining wider acceptance, “more options seem possible in the future.”

Illig insisted that the legalization of gay marriage would set an undeniable precedent for polyamorists seeking legal “multi-partner marriage.”

“A favorable outcome for marriage equality is a favorable outcome for multi-partner marriage,” she argued, because gay marriage would then provide “precedent” for “other forms of non-traditional relationships.”

Illig, whose husband has a girlfriend, believes that the legal acceptance for polygamy would “eliminate a common challenge polyamorists face,” and would be more likely to happen should the Supreme Court rule in favor of gay marriage this week.

Despite denials from left-wingers like CNN’s Piers Morgan and MSNBC’s Luke Russert, it’s getting harder and harder for liberals to ignore reality: legalizing gay marriage will lead to legalizing polygamy. Lefty newspaper Slate’s writer Jillian Keenan openly advocated legalizing polygamy earlier this year, and Huffington Post’s Abby Huntsman admitted that legalizing gay marriage would “open the door” to polygamy “and other things.”

Not to mention, of course, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry who asserted that “We do want to change marriage.” With gay couples and now “multi-partner” marriage on the horizon, one wonders whether marriage will even be recognizable by the time the left is done changing it.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; homosexualmarriage; polyamory; polygamy; romney; romneyagenda; romneymarriage; romneypolygamy; samesexmarriage; scotus; supremecourt
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To: Berlin_Freeper
That’s the world you want for your daughter? Or doesn’t a selfish pig give a damn about anyone else?

What she does is her business.

51 posted on 06/26/2013 9:53:54 AM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: denydenydeny
but polygamy has horrific consequences for society; it would literally mean the end of western civilization

What, by giving a pile of kids who have no fathers a father?

52 posted on 06/26/2013 9:55:12 AM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: eccentric
How many spouses should the military cover per service member?

As many as the service member can loot from whatever country we choose to attack.

Taking over the population by taking over the women is a part of warfare we have been ignoring for too long.

You kill the men and abscond with the women and any other loot you can drag home.

53 posted on 06/26/2013 9:58:28 AM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: snarkytart
Mogger is on a suicide mission. lol

What a way to go though.

One of my ancestors married his 6th wife when he was 91. She was 18. Had 2 kids with her and he lived to 107. He had 22 kids total.

One wife at a time though. The other 5 died along the way.

54 posted on 06/26/2013 10:01:44 AM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: Yossarian
Yeah, cultures that treat women as possessions and members of a herd, and not as people. Cultures that are very violent, as one man getting multiple wives mean that other men go without wives. Cultures of dirt.

Many "men" in this country will never mature enough to be married at the rate they are going.

Polygamy offers up lots of sex (for the man) and very little love, for the women, the children, or the family.

Depends on the man. Most these days are incapable of being a proper father to just one. Some are capable of being a father to many.

55 posted on 06/26/2013 10:05:18 AM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m not sure the Justices of the Supreme Court can logically come up with any legal reason why people who want to be married to more than one person have any less right to it then two males or two females wanting to married.


56 posted on 06/26/2013 5:32:42 PM PDT by Almondjoy
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