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Comment 21 by Scruddy Bleensaver :

Well, I guess you said that already with your "even the number". Is there anybody who can cogently argue for gay marriage, but against polygamy? How would you phrase that in a non-discriminatory fashion legally?

I think there is a practical consideration. In polygamy as usually practised, at least one of the parties has no choice in the matter: the first wife. The logic of allowing more than two parties in a marriage only works if all the parties truly consent.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 17:26:46 UTC | #927036