Yes, I would have been burned alive as a heretic for saying such things only a few centuries ago, and I suspect that I probably was.
What do I really think about polygamy? Well that has changed over the years from thinking it was something God expected of me, to seeing it as a religious abuse and a human rights abuse against women and everything in between. Having multiple sex partners and making lots of love sounds fabulous in theory, yet … Continue reading What I Think about Polygamy Now
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women has stated, in its general recommendation no. 21 on equality in marriage and family life: “Polygamous marriage contravenes a woman's right to equality with men, and can have such serious emotional and financial consequences for her and her dependents that such marriages ought to be discouraged and prohibited”