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polygamous

puh li guh muhs

  • a  having more than one mate at a time; used of relationships and individuals
  • s  having several forms of gametoecia on the same plant

  • He believes he is carrying out God's will with his polygamous lifestyle.
  • Ervil LeBaron, 52, polygamous (13 wives, at least 25 children) leader of the tiny Church of the Lamb of God, is the target of investigations by police departments from San Diego .
  • Wyler and Holm testified in court on how polygamous marriages work and gave eyewitness accounts of Fischer and the girl's "flirtatious behavior.
News & Articles

  • Former child bride says decriminalizing polygamy may help end abuse
    SALT LAKE CITY — An increasing number of people are leaving polygamous communities after grappling with edicts and abuses, non-profit...
    June 8, 2013 - FOX 13 Utah
  • Hearing held in lawsuit against polygamous towns
    Hearing held in lawsuit against polygamous towns Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 2:25 pm, Wednesday, June 5, 2013 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The issue of exactly when the U.S. Department of Justice learned of an alleged pattern of housing discrimination against non-members of ...
    June 6, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
  • Utah hearing held in lawsuit against polygamous towns
    Utah hearing held in lawsuit against polygamous towns by Brady Mccombs The Associated Press Published Jun 5, 2013 04:44PM MDT The issue of exactly when the U.S. Department of Justice learned of an alleged pattern of housing discrimination against non-members of Warren Jeffs’ polygamous sect is the focal point of the latest development in a civil rights lawsuit aimed at polygamous towns on the ...
    June 5, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
Quotes

  • Harry Reid in CNN
    The lawless conduct of polygamous communities in the United States deserves national attention and federal action,Reid said before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
  • Mark Shurtleff in Deseret News
    Shurtleff said the Texas raid on the FLDS people occurred because "some polygamous leaders have put their people in harm's way." "Instead of cooperation they've engaged in manipulation, distortion and lies. It's unfortunate so few are giving...
  • Jacob Zuma in BBC News
    We as a family are content with the polygamous nature of our household,said Duduzani Zuma, 27.

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