Reasons Why Islam Permits Polygamy

October, 5th 2015 Comments 5321 Views

All mandates of the religion of Islam are from God, the Wise, and thus one deduces that all things which are permitted are due to the fact that their benefit to the self and society outweighs their harms When one analyzes the reasons and results of the a


Mormon Polygamy The Short Version

October, 5th 2015 Comments 6242 Views

Someone who notices when new stuff on topics gets posted on ldsorg alerted me to the fact that there is updated information regarding the topic of polygamy The main article is titled Plural Marriage in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints https


Do Arguments Against Polygamy Hold Up?

October, 5th 2015 Comments 4335 Views

If you're one of those rare people who think one spouse is not enough, your prayers may be answered After the Supreme Court decision in favor of gay marriage, conservative critics spotted sister wives on the horizon Polygamy, here we come! tweeted Weekly


Same-sex Marriage And Plural Marriage

October, 5th 2015 Comments 6303 Views

One could be interested in what the US Supreme Court will say about civil marriage in Obergefell v Hodges for a number of reasons, some of which may not be apparent In my new book, In Defense of Plural Marriage, I explore the implications of a constitutio


From Same-Sex Marriage To Polygamy?

October, 5th 2015 Comments 3575 Views

With the Supreme Court likely to hand down its decision on same-sex marriage shortly, lets consider the argument made by conservatives that seems to weigh most heavily with the public Traditionalists warn against a slippery slope from gay rights to more r


How Gay Marriage Paves The Way For Legal Polygamy

October, 5th 2015 Comments 4825 Views

The Supreme Court's landmark decision that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right brought out an avalanche of commentary about the possibility of polygamy Indeed, a Montana threesome is already suing for the right to marry


Polygamy Is More Popular Than Ever

October, 5th 2015 Comments 4047 Views

How does that nursery rhyme go? First comes love, then comes marriage, then as many concurrent marriages as you want? That may not be a completely far-fetched update of an old classic