Skip to comments.Utah cites Warren Jeff as reason polygamy should be illegal
Posted on 10/07/2015 7:31:51 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah attorney general's office is invoking jailed polygamous leader Warren Jeffs as proof that plural marriage should be illegal in Utah.
The state argues in a filing Tuesday to an appeals court in Denver that Jeffs' actions shows what polygamy can look like. Jeffs is serving a life sentence in a Texas prison for sexually assaulting underage girls he considered wives....
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Sorry, kids. When the courts ruled sodomy buddies is “marriage”, anything goes.
Ehh, there are plenty of good reasons to oppose polygamy (the definition of marriage is one — or was, until five lawyers in black robes said otherwise), but I don’t know that Warren Jeffs is one of them. Supporters of polygamy could just as easily argue that the prohibition drives it underground, which allows abusive situations like Jeffs to go unnoticed and unpunished.
He sure stopped sodomite fake marriage in Mash, didn’t he ?
Having multiple wives is a lot more normal than having a homosexual partner.
Jeffs should have just declared himself to be a muzzie, then everything would have been OK: multiple wives, underage girls, barnyard animals...
AND, he could have beheaded Utah's attorney general under Sharia law for "just cause"...
I think you are correct. Additionally, the crimes of one person, or even the history of the FLDS do not make a sound legal argument.
That is the absolute truth.
Unless Americans roll back that ruling through Congress, marriage cannot legally be confined to just two humans of either sex, and soon, not just the human species.
The same reasoning championed by Justice Kennedy will be used to break down these barriers--who can define what love is, or deny it to others?
It will take a little time, but make no mistake about it, our society is right now defenseless against this kind of sickness.
If Warren Jeffs is proof that polygamy should be illegal then Ted Kennedy is proof that Oldsmobiles should be illegal.
It’s a ridiculous argument to suggest that the acts of one person justifies rounding up people and putting them in jail as was done with the raid on the FLDS in Waco.
I have a real problem with the notion of blanket arrests and isn’t it interesting that blanket arrests happen an awful lot in Waco, Texas?
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