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  • noun Plural form of polygamist.

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Examples

  • Owen came to the role of living prophet late in life, having been designated as such only after the Brethren's previous leader, his brother Rulon, was murdered, in 1977, when rival polygamists from the Church of the Lamb of God went on a killing spree after their leader, Ervil LeBaron, had been excommunicated by his older brother, the leader of another polygamous sect, the Church of the First Born of the Fullness of Time.

    The Marrying Kind

  • Owen came to the role of living prophet late in life, having been designated as such only after the Brethren's previous leader, his brother Rulon, was murdered, in 1977, when rival polygamists from the Church of the Lamb of God went on a killing spree after their leader, Ervil LeBaron, had been excommunicated by his older brother, the leader of another polygamous sect, the Church of the First Born of the Fullness of Time.

    The Marrying Kind

  • However, more polygamy cases are being approached via the cohabitation gambit as most so-called polygamists in the United States are not "legally" married to their additional spouses.

    Life of Brian:

  • Did Paul intend to exclude from church leadership polygamists, that is, men married to several wives or digamists, that is, men married twice or more legally?

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  • Mark Buehner says: for as Mike Huckabee points out, if we change it for this minority group, why not to suit other groups such as polygamists, bestialists, and pedophiles?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Justice Kagan I Presume?

  • While changing the definition of marriage is objectionable (for as Mike Huckabee points out, if we change it for this minority group, why not to suit other groups such as polygamists, bestialists, and pedophiles?), there are any other number of sensible reforms that should occur to protect homosexuals.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Justice Kagan I Presume?

  • While changing the definition of marriage is objectionable for as Mike Huckabee points out, if we change it for this minority group, why not to suit other groups such as polygamists, bestialists, and pedophiles?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Justice Kagan I Presume?

  • We understand this because 1) the LDS will not baptize polygamists, even in countries where polygamy is fully legal, and 2) absent a command from God to practice it, we are told in Jacob 2 that those who practice polygamy are going to hell.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Surplus of Males and Runaway (with the Bride-Price) Brides:

  • Should eHarmony now be forced to cater to people of other sexual lifestyles, such as polygamists and swingers?

    Post-Journal

  • for as Mike Huckabee points out, if we change it for this minority group, why not to suit other groups such as polygamists, bestialists, and pedophiles?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Justice Kagan I Presume?

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