polygamist


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someone who is married to two or more people at the same time

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According to a report published in the Daily Beast, New York, polygamists have managed to find moral support with surprising speed.
Canada, and Mexico, but the actual number of their polygamist brethren is statistically small in comparison.
Texas Seizes Polygamist Group's Ranch in West Texas: "Seven years after Texas officials removed hundreds of children from their polygamist parents, state and local authorities seized the sprawling 1,700-acre Yearning For Zion Ranch this week.
When a SHO of Tharushah Police Station took a bold and timely action and prevented a marriage where a 70 year old polygamist, already living with two wives, was marrying a thirteen years old under aged girl, he was suspended by SP of Police when guest of honors, who were invited to bless wedding couple, staged protest outside the police station.
This new three-part series offers a window into that world and explores what it means to be a practising polygamist in America today.
Young was a polygamist and was involved in controversies regarding black people and the Priesthood, the Utah War, and the Mountain Meadows massacre.
113) In addition to Mormon polygamists, an estimated 50,000 polygamist Muslims live in the United States.
99 Four-disc set of the final 10 episodes of the HBO drama, chronicling the life of Mormon polygamist Bill Henrickson (Bill Paxton), his three wives and their various offspring.
Zuma, South Africa's first polygamist president is a member of the country's Zulu tribe and is permitted to take multiple spouses by law.
Montana's Democratic governor cited Mitt Romney's polygamist grandfather as a potential electoral problem.
Zuma, a known polygamist, will be married the sixth time.
Last year, at the end of the first season of Sister Wives, a reality show about a polygamist family in Utah, Kody Brown took a fourth wife, Robyn.
In August, American polygamist leader, Warren Jells was sentenced to life in prison for two counts of sexual assault on two of his underage followers, respectively 12 and 13 years old, one of whom he had taken as his "spiritual" bride.
But that didn't eliminate the practice, and the law has recently come under attack by a polygamist family that is suing the state over it.
Warren Jeffs, the polygamist leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, was given a life sentence for the sexual abuse of two underage girls.