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If You Can’t Marginalize Polygamists, Who Can You Marginalize? #myfivewives

Right-wing Catholic blogger Rebecca Crawford is furious about TLC’s My Five Wives. For her, it is all part of the Hollywood attack on marriage and the family. As I read her vile post, I found myself repeating the line that many of the Williams family members mentioned during an interview with me: “Watch TLC’s My […]

John Stuart Mill on Mormon Polygamy

I am putting together a conference paper proposal about John Stuart Mill’s treatment of Mormon polygamy in his classic “On Liberty.” As I do that, I want to share with you the passages that I am considering. The forth chapter of John Stuart Mill’s 1869 “On Liberty” starts with the following questions: WHAT, then, is […]