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Misconceptions About Polygamy

Misconceptions About Polygamy

Written by on October 4, 2016 in On Polygamy with 0 Comments

Misconceptions There are a lot of misconceptions and common stereotypes about the practice of Mormon Fundamentalist polygamy. As someone who was raised in polygamy, who has siblings that practice polygamy and who continues to have friendships and connections to people within the polygamist culture, I feel (somewhat) qualified to speak to at least a few […]

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Why Polygamy Should Not Be a Crime

Why Polygamy Should Not Be a Crime

Written by on July 7, 2016 in On Polygamy with 2 Comments

Whenever I am asked about my family, I take a deep breath, try not to pause for too long and then launch into a short explanation. I was born into a polygamous family and am the 23rd of 46 children. We were raised in an abusive household where many of us suffered physical, sexual and […]

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Education for Polygamous Families

Education for Polygamous Families

Written by on May 15, 2012 in On Polygamy with 1 Comment

Having myself been raised in a polygamous home I could relate to the article in the Salt Lake Tribune “ Law stays out of polygamous sect’s homeschooling ” that explores the need for improved educational opportunities for polygamous children. I was home schooled up to the fifth grade and was pulled out of school to […]

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