Utah considers appeal of federal judge's 'Sister Wives' bigamy ruling

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NPeril wrote:

“Waddoups said the law violates…and the Fourteenth Amendment’s due process clause to protect personal liberty.”

So the storyline begins! In the absence of absolute right and wrong and depending on any Judge/Court philosophical bend and personal inclination; the 14th Amendment can be interpreted to permit any moral action a government, individual or majority of society deems as appropriate. Usually, the stronger misuse the weak.

1. People can be enslaved or murdered. (Rome & Nazi Government).
2. Power can be misused. (Greater Good/Expedience Ideology).
3. Resources can be secretly/violently seized and reallocated.
4. Thinking/Emotions/Actions can be adjusted to fit the Cult of Personality.
5. Etc..

Relative morality cradles dictators yet unborn.

Aug 28, 2014 10:52pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Randy549 wrote:

Given the declared legality of same-sex marriage — a legal contract between two consenting adults — there is no legal basis to prohibit the same kind of legal contract among *more* than two consenting adults. Anti-polygamy and anti-polyandry laws will be the next to be struck down, just as anti-same-sex marriage laws were. It’s only a matter of time.

Sep 02, 2014 6:38pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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