I once attended a continuing legal education course entitled “How to Prosecute Polygamists.” I couldn’t help feeling a little anxious sitting in the audience while listening to the presentation about how to put me in jail (especially after they mentioned they were targeting attorneys and other people who’d taken an oath of office) and when… Read More Prosecuting Polygamists
Sometimes I wonder if people have grown up watching too much Disney: the princess finds out her would be boyfriend has bungled a detail and she can never love him again. In devastation, she gives up on love until somehow, cheesily, he makes it right by rescuing her later in the story. Lying is, after… Read More Should We Never, Ever Lie?
Written by Drew People have been asking why polygamy is illegal in Utah and why the government cares if consenting adults want to build a family together. To be honest, unless you’re a mainstream Mormon living in Utah, there is no compelling answer but I’ll offer the best explanation I can by explaining a… Read More Is Polygamy Inherently Abusive?
Written by Drew By age, starting with Evelia: children next to their Christmas stockings. Usually, when it comes to teaching children about the gospel, I’m pretty straight laced … some might even say “neurotic” over details. I could talk to you for an hour about the Greek word kataluma and how it overthrows many… Read More What if Jesus Met a Funny Guy?
Written by Drew How Many Kids Can Hang on Dad? Inquiring Minds Want to Know With so many media bites about abusive polygamists with child brides, it’s no wonder many people feel sorry for children in plural families. However, like so many other things we hear reported in the news, these media bites only… Read More It’s All About the Kids