24 wives in 25 years: B.C. polygamy trial begins

Canada’s polygamy laws are on trial for the first time since 1892, as polygamist Winston Blackmore is one of two men on trial for having multiple wives. As Reid Fiest reports, the judge will have to determine if the defence of religious freedom holds up in court. Watch video 

Views: 60

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

on trial for having multiple wives

That doesn't sound ridiculous to anyone else?

If found guilty, the punishment is having to have more wives?


If you can use a religious freedom defence for civil matters then it can be used for criminal matters.

To allow free reign to these defences is to allow anyone to pretty much do anything in the name of religion: rape, assault and slavery for starters.

And lets not forget that terrorists can use a religious freedom defence as well.

Exactly. Not to mention the girls are under the age of consent.

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 22:19:43 EDT
Dozens of marriage certificates, some referencing weddings taking place on the same day involving girls with the same last name, were entered as evidence Wednesday at the trial of two fundamentalist church leaders charged with polygamy in British Columbia.

Are these guys just sexual predators / megalomaniacs using the absurdity of religion I wonder ?

Polygamy is only illegal because of social engineering.

Adults are allowed to make contracts. Adults are allowed to have sex.

Why is it illegal for multiple adults to make contracts and have sex???

They are not multiple ''adults''......they are under the age of consent girls, forced into marrying mostly older men!

The polygamy shouldn't come into it. Child sex is not ok. Take him out of society.

Sex with the young is not legal and I agree to protecting children from us lecherous old men. 16-, too young to agree to contracts and many other things. 16+, adult enough to decide for themselves. Of course, IMHO.



hebrew bullshit

Started by seamus mc ardle in Small Talk. Last reply by Reg The Fronkey Farmer yesterday. 6 Replies

Does Human Nature Change?

Started by Tom Sarbeck in Philosophy. Last reply by Davis Goodman 13 minutes ago. 14 Replies

Blog Posts

The First Lie

Posted by Andrew Brown on April 24, 2017 at 12:46pm 4 Comments

13 April

Posted by Noon Alif on April 24, 2017 at 7:08am 0 Comments

© 2017   Created by Rebel.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service