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What is the desired result for the [polyamory] community from this constitutional reference? Should the Criminal Code section be struck down or upheld? Or should it be modified and, if so, how?

Feb 20th, 2010 | By

It is not appropriate for a law which criminalizes loving, committed, consensual relationships to remain on the books, even if it not presently being enforced. Former Prime Minister Pierre E. Trudeau once famously said “there is no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation”. Similarly, we believe there is no place for the state in determining the relationships of the nation. If a law is to remain
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How do members of the [polyamory] community feel and think about the Bountiful case?

Feb 20th, 2010 | By

It is important to members of the polyamory community to have the difference between polyamory and polygamy recognized. Furthermore, if the alleged problems at communities such as Bountiful are abuse, exploitation, and marriage where a spouse is underage; those involved should be prosecuted using laws that address those issues.