Harm considerations become more important than consent or autonomy when the state sees a given action as inimical to flourishing usually, though, the harm consideration is trumped by an action. Laws and other public policies that discourage the practice of polygamy without causing more harm than good are necessary by laws i mean ones like those in texas that do not legally recognize polygamous unions and deny marriage licenses to women who are less than eighteen years old, or sixteen with formal parental consent. Polygamy (from late greek πολυγαμία, polygamía, state of marriage to many spouses) is the practice of marrying multiple spouses when a man is married to more than one wife at a time, sociologists call this polygyny. Today's motion is polygamous marriage should be recognised as proposition we define this motion as: marriages that involve more than one spouse for a person, should be recognised as a legal practise. The words polygamous marriage is illegal in your country encompass two very different things one is that in my country (the usa), polygamy is a criminal offense in many states, generally making it punishable for more than two people to cohabit in the manner of spouses.
polygamous marriages do more harm than good i completely agree with the above statement for a wide variety of reason firstly i would like to bring up the point that in a polygamist relationship the alpha male is the only person who benefits. B prohibiting polygamy prevents disease, bodily harm, violence, incest, sexual assault, and abuse-which occur within polygamous communities  c polygamist cultures are more likely to produce violent males. If polygamy always caused more harm than good, then it would be a clear violation of the command to love your neighbor as yourself surely god would have said something about it if that were true he isn't afraid of men that he needs to be polite and tolerant of their sins. The men with more than one wife will qualify for extra benefits thread got me thinking rather than ceasing to recognize in the welfare system polygamous marriages formed abroad in countries where they are legal, why shouldn't consenting adults be able to get married forming polygamous marriages in the uk.
The flds church, with a membership of no more than 10,000, has seized headlines and spread an image of fundamentalist mormon women wearing pastel prairie-style dresses and updos the church's former leader, warren jeffs, was on the run until his 2006 arrest, and the raid on a texas ranch in 2008 prompted allegations of forced marriages and. In the course of history, approximately 85 percent of societies have practiced polygamy pushed by advocates of same-sex marriage and multiculturalism, some scholars, such as the signers of beyond gay marriage, argue that it is irrational and bigoted for contemporary society to limit marriage to just two people. I agree that it does more harm than good as a christian i don't believe in polygamy, because 2 shall become 1 not 3 or 4 or 5 shall become 1.
Polygamy is the state or practice of having two or more mates at the same time, this includes both polygyny (the union of one man with more than one woman - literally, 'many females') and polyandry (the union of one woman with more than one man: literally, 'many males'. However, no political jurisdiction in north america formally registers polygamous marriages there are a number of terms that define relationships involving more than two persons: serial monogamy: one person marrying a series of one or more other persons over time, while remaining married to only one at a time. The road to success for polygamy will be a much tougher one than same-sex marriage polygamy's few supporters argue the practice can't be popularized yet because there isn't a public.
She saw her husband for no more than a couple of hours each week with an estimated 20,000 polygamous marriages estimated to exist in the uk alone - nearly all of which are between muslims. Almost a dozen countries that do not permit polygamous civil marriages recognize polygamous marriages under customary law all the northern states in nigeria governed by islamic sharia law recognize polygamous marriages. Polygamy is harmful no matter how you look at polygamy, true research, and from the words and experiences of those who've been there and escaped, shows that polygamy is harmful all the way around for men, women and children.
Men with more than one wife will get extra benefits under new rules under universal credit, polygamous marriages will not be recognised extra wives will be treated as single but they could claim. These other groups largely do not practice under-age marriage and seem to have less cult-like tendencies in allowing people to move in and out of plural marriages depending on their own choices. Oh, i would sing and dance with rejoicing if celestial [polygamous] marriage was no longer considered criminal i believe in my religion and way of life our family could all take the same last name we would be able to have the benefits of canada as other canadians have we would use the money we. The other polygamous marriages are all athiest/agnostic marriages in these, the sleeping arrangements, as well as sexual arrangements are all open they go with who they want at the time.
The legalization of polygamy (bigamy) would bring polygamists out of hiding making it less of an opportunity for abusers, cult-polygamy would be nearly eradicated because people wouldn't feel they have to hide in these compounds, children wouldn't have to feel weird for being in a polygamous family (any more than they would for being in a gay. Big love polygamy is more popular than ever american approval ratings for polygamous marriage hover around 16 percent right now in other words, it's more popular than any gop 2016 candidate. Well, one, polygamy is bad because it's way way way more valuable to females, economically, to be the third marriage to a well off male than it is to be the first marriage to a poor male (see: pre-revolution china. More men go to war and die, more men does crime and die, more men does hazardous jobs and die, what can women do about all these remove sex at of it, polygamy has a place in modern society we try.