Polygamy: what do you think?

Did anyone else read about the state of Utah having a bill before its legislature about polygamous marriage being legal? I was fascinated by this idea. As I see it the problem is that marriage in one state is legal in every other state. This creates a conundrum for many states. The polygamous marriages reported so far have been far from pleasant. The reported ones have been abusive. There may be others that are fine but I don’t know about them.

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I am not sure how I feel about this. I guess I haven’t spent much time thinking about it. As a proponent of women’s rights I am concerned whether this would create any impact on the status of women. I guess this would give women the right to marry multiple men also. Interesting thought.

My concern is there are women who are easily swayed into living in conditions that will be detrimental. Maybe this will work for some people.

Anyone have any thoughts on this issue?

3 thoughts on “Polygamy: what do you think?

  1. I have so many thoughts and no of them are good! Back when cultures used to regularly allow this it was intended to assure the creation of heirs. Now, I think it is taking a giant step into the dark ages creating dysfunction, confusion, abuse, humiliation and a complete fracturing of a stable home. People freak out over bringing a second dog into a home for fear it will disrupt the peace, but sure…have a few spouses floating around. I’m sure my disdain is thinly veiled. Sorry. Maybe I shouldn’t have answered! Forgive me?


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