Stop Polygamy Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:20:42 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management - Version 2.5.8 en-gb Man in threesome marriage: 'This should be the future of relationships'

Two bisexual women and one man proclaim threesome marriage "should be the future of relationships" and that their threesome parenting is "setting a good example."

Adam Lyons, 36, lives openly with two women, 28-year-old Brooke Shedd - with whom he has a two-year-old son, and 27-year-old Jane Shalakhova - who is eight months' pregnant with his third son. He already has a seven-year-old stepson from yet another relationship.

"Three parents are better than two," Lyons told the New York Post. "It enables us to manage daily life so much better."

He says he notices "normal" two-person couples are often exhausted and struggle to keep up with work and children. "With three people, it's logistically so much easier . . . We share out the responsibilities, and it fits our sexual preferences too."

"This should be the future of relationships, where people are able to enjoy love in any way they feel works," Lyons advocated. "Three people and three parents makes so much sense to us."

Family Research Council’s Peter Sprigg pointed out that if Lyons' "arrangement" is true, it confirms the many warnings of concerned Christians.

"Living in a household with their mother, father, and another woman they also refer to as 'Mom' is likely to create confusion about their place in the world," he explained. "As they grow older, there may well be rivalries between the half-siblings who have different mothers - as is clearly seen in the polygamous families of the Old Testament."

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Protecting Canadians from Barbaric Cultural Practices

Today, Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced the tabling of legislation that will strengthen Canadian laws to prevent barbaric cultural practices from happening on Canadian soil.

The Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act sends a clear message to individuals coming to this country that harmful and violent cultural practices are unacceptable in Canada. These practices are incompatible with Canadian values and will not be tolerated.

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]]> (k b) Stop Polygamy Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:50:45 +0000
Conservative bill tackles polygamy, forced marriage among immigrants

The Harper government is bracing for international backlash to its proposed new law that would ban people in polygamous and forced marriages from immigrating to Canada, The Canadian Press has learned.

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced the legislation Wednesday, calling such practices "incompatible with Canadian values."

The Conservative government promised in its 2013 throne speech to take steps on forced marriages and so-called honour killings.

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]]> (k b) Stop Polygamy Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:28:11 +0000
Conservatives propose increasing legal marriage age to 16, say it will keep 'barbaric cultural practices' out of Canada

The government is proposing to set 16 as the national age of marriage in legislation introduced in the House of Commons on Wednesday that it says will help keep "barbaric cultural practices" out of Canada.

The bill tabled by Chris Alexander, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, targets early forced marriages as well as polygamy, which the legislation would make grounds for deportation.

The Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act would make it a criminal offence to participate in or officiate at the marriage of an underage child. Removing a child from Canada for the purposes of forced marriage would also be criminalized.

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]]> (k b) Stop Polygamy Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:24:04 +0000
Polygamist family disappointed with B.C. court ruling

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A man and woman who practise polygamy in Utah says they are disappointed in a court ruling in B.C. that upheld Canada's ban on polygamy.

]]> (Super User) Stop Polygamy Thu, 24 Nov 2011 16:40:04 +0000
Canada's polygamy laws upheld by B.C.'s top court

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B.C. Supreme Court has upheld Canada's polygamy laws, but said minors who end up in polygamous marriages should be exempt from prosecution.

]]> (Super User) Stop Polygamy Wed, 23 Nov 2011 18:37:54 +0000
B.C. Supreme Court to rule on Canada’s polygamy law

Courtesy of: The National Post:

VANCOUVER — The constitutionality of Canada’s polygamy law will be decided Wednesday by B.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Judge Bauman.

If the judge decides to strike down the polygamy law, it could have wide-ranging implications for pensions, health benefits and immigration policies, a Vancouver lawyer said Tuesday.

]]> (Super User) Stop Polygamy Wed, 23 Nov 2011 16:52:39 +0000
B.C court to rule whether polygamy is constitutional

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VANCOUVER — The husbands and wives in the isolated polygamous commune of Bountiful, B.C., are about to learn whether the 121-year-old law that has overshadowed their lives violates their religious freedoms.

]]> (Super User) Stop Polygamy Tue, 22 Nov 2011 17:07:52 +0000
B.C. girls as young as 12 married to U.S. polygamist: court documents

Courtesy of: The Globe and Mail:

Three young teenaged girls from Bountiful, B.C., were moved to the United States and married to a now-jailed American polygamous leader at the ages of 12 and 13, the provincial government alleges in newly filed court documents.

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