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What Couldn’t Happen: Pushing for Polygamy

What Couldn’t Happen: Pushing for Polygamy

Gay activists weren’t the only ones celebrating after last Friday’s marriage ruling. Polygamists popped the cork on a little champagne of their own, as they wait their turn for nationwide acceptance under the court’s elastic definition of marriage. Like us, they knew that once the courts redefined marriage, Americans would have a legal foundation for almost any arrangement between consenting adults — a fact that polygamists are already testing.

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‘Love is Love’ Opens a Wide Door

‘Love is Love’ Opens a Wide Door

As many have pointed out before, if the U.S. Supreme Court decides to usurp, the U.S. Constitution, several state constitutions, and Natural Law itself to allow counterfeit marriage for homosexuals, that will open the door on all sorts of marital and sexual perversions.

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Freedom is Not an Excuse for Licentiousness

Freedom is Not an Excuse for Licentiousness

A decade prior to the Civil War there were two major political parties in the United States: Democrats, favoring freedom of choice to own slaves; and Whigs, wanting a big tent party. In Ripon, Wisconsin, anti-slavery activists met for the first time on February 28, 1854, then held their first State Convention in Jackson, Michigan, JULY 6, 1854. This new political party believed marriage should be one man and one woman. Naming their party “Republican,” their chief plank was “to prohibit…those twin relics of barbarism: polygamy and slavery.”

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