Will the intelligentsia fall for polygamy?
(From www.spectator.co.uk 12/9/15) Recent momentous events in Ireland and the United States regarding the legal status of same-sex marriage have triggered a debate reverberating around the world – what’s next?
The Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, John Roberts, has set the hares running with his opinion that there is now no reason for governments to prohibit polygamy. ‘It is striking how much of the majority’s reasoning (in support of gay marriage) would apply with equal force to the claim of a fundamental right to plural marriage,’ Roberts stated in his dissenting report on the historic Supreme Court judgment legalising same-sex marriage. Read the full article