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Polygamists

Marriage, Polygamy and Gays

Patricia Nell Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia Nell Warren

The fact is, not one but three different factions want to get polygamy legalized. Each is basing its claim to religious freedom on its sacred book.

A Modest Proposal for the 21st Century

Marci Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marci Hamilton

About 20% of boys, and 25% of girls, are sexually abused in the United States. If we were to ignore our age of consent laws, we could reduce those numbers dramatically. And why stop with the laws governing sex?

Polygamist Sect's Children Must Be Returned To Mothers, Texas Supreme Court Rules

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court decision which said the state had overstepped its authority when it removed about 460 childre...

Polygamist 911 Calls Linked To Colorado Woman With History Of False Sexual Abuse Claims

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The massive raids on the polygamist ranch in West Texas were sparked by phone calls from a teenage girl in the compound who said she had been sexually...

Polygamist Sects: How They Avoid Inbreeding Problems

msnbc.com | Dan Childs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

To geneticists, the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) community, based in West Texas, might look a bit like...

Polygamist Sects: A Further Lesson In Style

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The Today Show did a piece this morning on the reasoning behind Fundamentalist Mormon clothing. They invited two former Fundamentalist Saints on to th...

Polygamist Ranch Women Give Today Show Interview, Deny Sexual Abuse Claims

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Three of the mothers of hundreds of children who were removed from a polygamist compound in West Texas appeared on the Today Show this morning to disc...

Polygamist Sects: A Lesson In Style

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

Have you ever wondered what exactly the deal is with Fundamentalist Mormon hair and the Little House On The Prairie-esque dresses? Because I have. ...