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FEW South Sudanese see a link between their country's horrific civil war and polygamy. Instead they blame greedy politicians or the tribe next door. Fair enough: corruption, weak institutions and tribalism all make violence more likely. But marital customs matter, too. Wherever polygamy is widely practised ...
Mona Abo Shanab, founder of an initiative that supports the idea and prevalence of polygamy in society, strongly condemned the law's proposal, saying that it was drafted by “some women who have physiological issues and complexes and do not carefully consider the problem of the outbreak of spinsters.”.

A B.C. Supreme Court justice has rejected a stay of proceedings for two men convicted of having multiple wives, rejecting arguments that the government's lack of prosecuting them in the past was an admission they believed the Criminal Code's provisions against polygamy were unconstitutional. But a law ...
A fresh plea was on Wednesday filed in the Supreme Court seeking to declare as “illegal” and “unconstitutional” the practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among the Muslim community. 'Nikah halala' is a practice intended to curb the incidence of divorce, under which a man cannot remarry his former ...
So it makes sense that Enoch and his family were thrown for a loop now that the four-episode series was bought by TLC and just premiered on the network this week — especially because polygamy is illegal and now considered a felony in the state of Utah. According to Mary Ellen Crase, who is the ...
BILLINGS–A federal judge has rejected a Billings family's effort to overturn the state's anti-polygamy law. U.S. Magistrate Timothy Cavan said an 1878 U.S. Supreme Court ruling upheld states' rights to establish anti-polygamy statutes. Nathan Collier, who has been married to Vicki Collier since 2000, was ...

Nathan Collier talks about his polygamy case in the Montana Supreme Court on Monday, March 12, 2018. CASEY PAGE, Gazette Staff. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. A U.S. District Court judge has ruled against a polygamous trio who sought a marriage license two and a half years ago in the wake ...
Seven months after the Supreme Court quashed triple talaq, acting on appeals from four women victims; petitions are now landing at the Supreme Court to end polygamy. Polygamy is the practice of having more than one wife at the same time. Under Islamic marital jurisprudence, Muslim men can have up ...
In this file photo, Winston Blackmore, the religious leader of the controversial polygamous community of Bountiful, shares a laugh with six of his daughters and some of his grandchildren in a photo taken near Creston, British Columbia, Canada, April 21, 2008 | Photo by Jonathan Hayward, The Canadian ...
But Mayor Jessop said all of them are members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of FLDS, an offshoot of mainstream Mormonism that practices polygamy. The group has run the sister cities of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Arizona, for more than a century and had total ...
Jane Blackmore says Friday's ruling upholding her ex-husband's polygamy conviction was "a long time coming." A B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled Canada's polygamy laws are constitutional, rejecting the argument from Bountiful, B.C., polygamists Winston Blackmore and James Oler, who claimed the law ...
This is Part 1 of a two part report on the March 1-3 Adventist Pan-African Conference on Dynamic Family Relations. ~ Editors. In another first for the Family Ministries Department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, three African divisions, or world regions, came together from March 1-3, 2018 to discuss ...
'Sister Wives' family, fearing arrests for polygamy, signed paperwork stating who would care for their children. Other Utah ... The latest episode of “Sister Wives” showed how the Brown family returned to Utah in 2017 to march against a bill aimed at enhancing the penalties for polygamy. But before leaving ...
(SALT LAKE CITY) — Teenagers fleeing polygamous communities would get more legal protection from parents who could expose them to sexual abuse or forced marriage under a proposal approved Friday by a panel of Utah lawmakers. If teenagers run away from home, anyone they run to must inform ...
Kody Brown and his four wives risked their freedom by allowing TLC cameras to document their polygamist lifestyles on the reality TV series Sister Wives since polygamy — the practice that involved a man who has multiple wives — is illegal in all 50 states in America, including their home state of Utah.
Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune Luanne Cooper, left, a former member of the Polygamist Kingston clan and Jessica Christensen of the show "Escaping Polygamy" attend a hearing for HB99, a bill amending Utah's bigamy statute as it goes back to the House Judiciary Committee for another ...
Polygamy, frowned upon but legal under certain conditions in Indonesia, is increasing alongside the rise of conservative Islam in the Muslim-majority nation, activists say. “The issue is escalating as fundamentalism is on the rise,” Azriana Manalu, who chairs the National Commission on Violence Against ...

In this file photo, Winston Blackmore, the religious leader of the controversial polygamous community of Bountiful, shares a laugh with six of his daughters and some of his grandchildren in a photo taken near Creston, British Columbia, Canada, April 21, 2008 | Photo by Jonathan Hayward, The Canadian ...
PROVO — A son of FLDS leader Warren Jeffs said Wednesday that polygamy should be decriminalized. Roy Jeffs, who left the sect nearly four years ago and no longer practices polygamy, said a change in law would avoid the stigmatization of families who are practicing their faith. “It would make it so ...
Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune Luanne Cooper, left, a former member of the polygamist Kingston clan, and Jessica Christensen, of the show "Escaping Polygamy," attend a hearing for HB99, a bill amending Utah's bigamy statute, as it goes back to the House Judiciary Committee for another ...
Thanks to the unique way it shines a light on the less-than-mainstream ideology of polygamy, TLC's Sister Wives is one of the most fascinating reality shows on the air. The series follows the life of 49-year-old Kody Brown and his four wives, Robyn, Christine, Meri, and Janelle — plus their combined 18 kids.
If it were up to Kody Brown, polygamy would be legal in all 50 states. The Sister Wives star filed a lawsuit challenging Utah's criminal polygamy law in 2011 alongside wives Meri Brown, Janelle Brown, Christine Brown, and Robyn Sullivan. The family belongs to Apostolic United Brethren faith where they ...
Prominent Saudi preacher on polygamy: 'Men should be satisfied with one wife'. Qarni stressed that his mission is to communicate religion through Quranic verses, Hadiths and what betters individuals. (Screenshot). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Sunday, 21 January 2018. Text size A A A. Prominent Saudi ...
Indonesian actor Fedi Nuril is the star of new romance movie 'Ayat Ayat Cinta 2'. (The Star/Muhammad Shahril Rosli). Indonesian movie Ayat Ayat Cinta was a hit when it was released in February 2008. It recorded 3.6 million viewers in Indonesia, which was a history-making feat at that time. The movie ...
The current circumstances have emboldened polygamy proponents, whose voices have grown louder in recent months. They justify the controversial practice on grounds that it gives women a “better chance of avoiding spinsterhood” and makes it easier for them to “exercise their right to have a husband.
(SALT LAKE CITY) — Two Utah men who believe in polygamy and doomsday had sexually abused young girls after conducting secret marriages they thought were ordained by God, prosecutors said Friday. Each man believed they were married to two girls, ages 4 through 8, one of whom was related to ...
In the past year, polygamy has become a hot issue in the country again, and support for it has been growing, according to Vicky Irawan Zaeni, founder of Dauroh Poligami Indonesia (DPI), a Jakarta-based pro-polygamy group established in April 2017 that has been organising monthly “polygamy seminars” ...
Warren Jeffs is taken into the side entrance of the Tom Green County Courthouse in San Angelo, Texas, on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. Jurors convicted Jeffs last week of sexually assaulting two girls, ages 12 and 15, whom he had taken as brides. He faces up to life in prison. Jeffs has led the Fundamentalist ...
Kadam (35), got into trouble when one of his 'wives' found out about the other women, police sources said. “He had married women from different places and kept them all in different districts,” a source said. 3. Shares. Share. By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: January 10, 2018 3:36 am. Top News. FIR against ...
(Scott Sommerdorf | Tribune file photo) Meri Brown, left, from the TV program "Sister Wives" carries on a conversation with a friend near the starting line of the 5K run to benefit Holding Out Help, a group that helps people leaving polygamy. The run started at 9 a.m. from Draper City Park, Saturday, ...
The All Women Police Station, Podanur, has registered a case against a 57-year-old businessman who allegedly married several women and duped them of at least Rs. 4 crore. B. Purushothaman, a resident of Kanagalakshmi Nagar near Vadavalli, was booked for polygamy, cheating, and other offences ...
(Scott Sommerdorf | Tribune file photo) Meri Brown, left, from the TV program "Sister Wives" carries on a conversation with a friend near the starting line of the 5K run to benefit Holding Out Help, a group that helps people leaving polygamy. The run started at 9 a.m. from Draper City Park, Saturday, ...
Under Indonesia's civil marriage laws, polygamy is tightly restricted. An Indonesian Muslim man must provide a consent letter from his first wife. Then, a religious court decides if the polygamous marriage can be granted, taking into consideration things like terminal illness or infertility of the first wife.
Wherever it is widely practised, polygamy (specifically polygyny, the taking of multiple wives) destabilises society, largely because it is a form of inequality which creates an urgent distress in the hearts, and loins, of young men. If a rich man has a Lamborghini, that does not mean that a poor man has to walk, ...
CRANBROOK, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian man found guilty of marrying two dozen women says he believed he was entitled to practice polygamy because he wasn't charged when police investigated him in the 1990s. Winston Blackmore appeared in British Columbia Supreme Court in Cranbrook ...
Kenya has finally opened the floodgates for polygamy by signing the marriage bill into law. The law allows a man to have as many wives as he can without seeking approval from the other wife/wives. While signing the bill into law, President Uhuru Kenyatta remarked: "Marriage is the voluntary union of a ...
Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune Lillian Swapp Foster, holds her six-week-old son Adonijah Foster, left, and Catrina Foster, right, stand with their husband Enoch Foster as they attend a protest rally against H.B. 281 that if passed make polygamy a felony in Utah again. The Fosters, of southeast Utah and ...
Emma Hale Smith, wife of LDS Church founder Joseph Smith. Photo courtesy of the LDS Church. 170 · By Ria van Lent | The Public Forum. · 4 days ago. When LDS President Robert S. Monson declared that same-sex couples were apostates and their children could not be blessed or baptized, he said that ...
The FLDS broke away from the Latter-day Saints (better known as Mormons) after the church abandoned the practice of polygamy in 1890. They believe Mormons have forsaken the foundational teachings of their religion, and consider them, along with anyone else who is not part of the FLDS, to be ...
Abdul Basith was brutally killed after being lured from his house in the Brisbane suburb of Kuraby. Police are looking into every element of Abdul Basith's complicated personal life and chequered business affairs that includes tradesmen debts. Known as a pillar in the community, Mr Basith, 35, was sharing ...
RACHEL was one of a number of Rich's wives, and she had only met him the day before their wedding. Rachel Jeffs. news.com.auJanuary 3, 20182:55pm. Video; Image. Charles Manson wanted to start a war1:09. Charles Manson, the world's most famous mass murderer and cult leader was responsible for 9 murders in ...
Under Indonesia's civil marriage laws, polygamy is tightly restricted. An Indonesian Muslim man must provide a consent letter from his first wife. Then, a religious court decides if the polygamous marriage can be granted, taking into consideration things like terminal illness or infertility of the first wife.
Wherever it is widely practised, polygamy (specifically polygyny, the taking of multiple wives) destabilises society, largely because it is a form of inequality which creates an urgent distress in the hearts, and loins, of young men. If a rich man has a Lamborghini, that does not mean that a poor man has to walk, ...
PEOPLE can exclusively announce that the hit TLC show is returning for a brand new season on Jan. 7 — marking another roller coaster ride of family drama and joyous milestones for the Browns. In a supertease for the new episodes, Kody and his four wives — Christine, Janelle, Robyn and Meri ...
Blackmore says in an affidavit for the current court proceedings that he was detained by Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigating polygamy allegations in 1990 and later released without charges being laid. He says he believed the release without charges meant he could practice polygamy and he ...
Kenya has finally opened the floodgates for polygamy by signing the marriage bill into law. The law allows a man to have as many wives as he can without seeking approval from the other wife/wives. While signing the bill into law, President Uhuru Kenyatta remarked: "Marriage is the voluntary union of a ...
Winston Blackmore's constitutional challenge to Canada's polygamy law begins Tuesday in B.C. Supreme Court in Cranbrook. The outcome has potentially sweeping ramifications for fundamentalist Mormons and other religious groups whose faith allows for multiple wives, and for the larger debate about ...
Hailing the proposed law against triple talaq, Muslim women on Thursday sought tougher provisions to check the practice and also demanded a ban on polygamy. Muslim Rashtriya Manch, a women's rights outfit, sought more stringent provisions to curb the practice of men divorcing their wife by saying ...
The first of the institutions that this new law, was expected to make illegal is bigamy/polygamy and its more shadowy sibling concubinary. Keeping an atonbi (second wife), is definitely considered a deviant male behaviour which would earn him a roguish philanderer's reputation but all the same socially ...
MENTION polygamy in Canada and what might come to mind is Bountiful, a suitably named town in British Columbia. It is home to Canada's best-known polygamist, Winston Blackmore, who has an estimated 148 children. He and James Oler, a fellow adherent of a fundamentalist splinter sect of the ...


 

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