Polygamy may well be part of the slippery slope that comes from legalising gay marriage…but my view remains that¬†anyone silly enough to want more than one mother in laws deserves them.
The New York Times looks at polygamy¬†and reality TV.
Kody Brown, his four wives and 17 children want to be the new face of polygamy, what some consider the next frontier after same-sex marriage.
That is why, the Browns say, they invited TLC television cameras into their homes for their reality show ‚ÄúSister Wives,‚ÄĚ why they have written a best-selling book about their lives, and why they challenged Utah‚Äôs polygamy ban in federal court.
Fear of prosecution under that law led them to flee to Nevada. Last month, a federal judge partly¬†overturned¬†the ban, ruling that prohibiting ‚Äúcohabitation‚ÄĚ violates the First Amendment guarantee of free exercise of religion.¬† Read more »