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Hush  ·  1727 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Should Men Be Allowed to have Multiple Wives

I think that freedom of being able to marry who and what you want is important. I think that multiple parties in a consensual agreement should have every right to be in whatever state of relationship that they want.

However, I also think that if a system were put in place where polygamy were freely allowed, many people would be convinced, coerced or forced into being in such a marriage. I believe that some people would enjoy the "power" of "controlling" multiple people, that we could very easily end up with a place where people are subdued into being a secondary wife, and that it could quickly devolve into having a type of polygamous slavery.

PS, the link you linked is about drug users and black men in prison, not polygamy. I'm not sure which you intended....

Kwriter-pro  ·  1727 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I fixed the article. I think the government should implement lie detector test to determine if a person is being forced into polygamy.