• Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Mary Franson wonders whether marriage equality extends to polygamy

    One of the arguments used by marriage equality opponents is that gay marriage leads down a slippery slope to people marrying animals, adults marrying children, polygamy, and other unsavory arrangements.SEE ALSO: Mary Franson co-authors civil unions bill months after saying being gay isn't "normal" W ... More >>

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    January 20, 2012

    Star Tribune runs ads on behalf of polygamist Mormon sect

    ‚ÄčIn a baffling move, the Star Tribune today ran two ads on behalf of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, a Mormon denomination whose members still practice polygamy. A prominent ad on page A6 of the Strib's print edition features a "Revelation of the Lord Jesus Christ G ... More >>

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    May 12, 2006

    Big Love or Big Chattel?

    Is it just me, or have we been a nation nurturing a minor obsession with polygamy ever since, oh, about mid-March, when HBO began airing "Big Love"?