The Social and Political Costs of Polygamy

Number 14947
Subject Religion
Source Salt Lake Tribune
Year 1998
Publication Date June 1998 - Dec. 1998
Summary The Salt Lake Tribune investigated two polygamist communities in Utah. One community relies heavily on welfare programs to support their large numbers of children. The other has been marrying incestuously and sexually abusing children with little or no threat of prosecution.
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Pages 106
Keywords Crime; Mormon Church; Polygamy; Marriage; Protests
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