This op-ed piece by Mark Goldfeder in the Salt Lake Tribune adds some insightful and respectful commentary on the debate going on regading DOMA and Polygamy.
Kaylee Hultgren on Cablefax.com has provided some respectful commentary on the National Geographic Series titled “Polygamy, USA”.
The following is an interesting opinion regarding Jillian Keenan’s “Legalize Polygamy!” article in Slate. It is written by Peter Lawler.
Recently, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council reintroduced a tired refrain: Legalized gay marriage could lead to other legal forms of marriage disaster, such as polygamy. Rick Santorum, Bill O’Reilly, and other social conservatives have made similar claims. It’s hardly a new prediction—we’ve been hearing it for years. Gay marriage is a slippery slope! A gateway drug! If we legalize it, then what’s next? Legalized polygamy?
We can only hope. (Click here to goto Slate and the rest of the article)
Society has come a long way toward accepting gay marriage. Could the same ever be true for my polygamous family?
It is fascinating to see the attention that Polygamy Activism is now getting.
Click “here” for Time Magazine’s take:
We found the following article published in Salon interesting and informative…
Polygamist Elizabeth Joseph writes that if polygamy didn’t exist, “the modern American career woman would have invented it. Because, despite its reputation, polygamy is the one lifestyle that offers an independent woman a real chance to ‘have it all’”. Elizabeth, who worked as a journalist, relied on her co-wives to help her with child care and meal preparation. She called it a “free-market approach to marriage” that allowed her to pick the best man available, regardless of his marital status. Click here to continue reading…