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Judge Cites Same-Sex Marriage in Declaring Polygamy Ban Unconstitutional
December 14th, 2013

(Family Research Council) In a game-changer for the legal fight over same-sex marriage that gives credence to opponents` "slippery slope" arguments, a federal judge has now ruled that the legal reasoning for same-sex marriage means that laws against polygamy are likewise unconstitutional. In his 91-page opinion in Brown v. Buhman, on Dec. 13, U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups struck down Utah`s law making polygamy a crime. In so doing, he may have opened Pandora`s Box.

 

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