Legal Opinion: Same-Sex Marriage Could Lead to Polygamyby Bethany Monk
It’s what many marriage supporters have been trying to point out for months: The redefinition of the institution could pave the path to legalized polygamy.
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem filed a legal opinion Thursday basically saying that a man who married another man in another state, may obtain a marriage license — with a woman — in North Dakota. That’s because same-sex marriage is not recognized in North Dakota.
So, in this situation, according to the attorney general, the man could have two marriage licenses.Read More