Sunday, November 27, 2011

Polygamy in Canada

B.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Bauman upheld the law. He concluded that while the law does infringe freedom of religion, the infringement is justified because polygamy is inherently harmful.
Full story here.  Will be interesting to see how this plays out if it goes further through the legal system.  Inherently harmful is a claim that could at least potentially be used to shut down many controversial minority cultural practices.

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