Up to 150,000 polygamists
live in the United States as outlaws on the margins of society.
Still, aside from a glancing mention of tax evasion, no scholarship has analyzed the tax environment polygamists
Dad has been saying "forget it, forget it" since he became involved with the polygamists
out of Short Creek.
Although Utah has outlawed polygamy, as has the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (more commonly referred to as the Mormons) Adams estimates there are about 25,000 to 30,000 members of polygamist
or "plural life" families in her state.
Created Equal" offers a layered look at women's roles, ranging from one of the most visually arresting duos, Ballerina/Boxer (2002/1999), to Polygamist
with Wives/Pimp with Prostitutes (2004/2003), which suggests a parallel between the patriarchal power structures governing the secluded cul-de-sacs of Mormonism and the rough trade of urban streets.
Recent segments have included Professor Ruth Hargrove on the police shooting incident involving San Diego Charger Steve Foley, while Associate Dean Janet Bowermaster discussed the legal and cultural aspects of polygamy in the case against polygamist
The most striking thing about HBO's captivating new drama "Big Love" is that it starts in the middle, without pause for background or explanation, chronicling the life of a polygamist
and his three wives as if they were just another family, with more complicated issues.
In the recent book Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution, political scientist and lawyer Evan Gerstmann argues that polygamyis different since the would-be polygamist
can still marry the person of his first choice.
The case was the first brought against a polygamist
in the United States in nearly 50 years and put the spotlight on Utah, where plural marriages once thrived among Mormon pioneers.
In one of the most powerful stories, "The Polygamy of Language," a renegade linguist (of sorts) attempts to solve "the problem of all possible language," beginning with killing his two polygamist
Joseph Musser was an excommunicated stake officer and son of a prominent Mormon, assistant church historian and polygamist
Amos Milton Musser.
When I was at school in Australia, I was struggling with my identity: the Western stereotype of the Arab Muslim world as uncultured, uneducated, terrorist, polygamist
with oppressed women did not match up to any of my extended circle of family and friends.