Men can marry 4 women women can marry 1 man. the man has to have the strength for 4 wives (not money STRENGTH). Quran does say 1 (wife) is better for you, it also says a lot of men don’t even have the strength for 1. the reason a woman
There was a federal law against bigamy in 1862 and quite a few territories weren’t yet states.
It depends on the specific US State law and whether he is of American nationality or not.
For one, polygamy was taken out of church doctrine a very long time ago. We must take into account that it was not ‘discussed’. It was required of the Lord at that time because of the few men due to winter, mobs, etc. It was so women could have a
In some nations, yes, but typically no. It is not legal in the United States or Canada.
Yes, so long as they remain in that country and do not have another wife in the US. If someone (citizen or not) who has more than one wife moves to the US, all but their first marriage are dissolved. If they continue to live a polygamous lifestyle they are
Yes, Under section 293 (1) (a) of the Canadian Criminal Code it is illegal to practises any form of polygamy.The fact that you got married before entering Canada doesnt mean you do not practices polygamy once in Canada.
This depends on the state. In some states you may not get any jail time, just a fine. In other states you can be in jail for 5 years.
None! The document that revokes polygamy is called ‘Official Declaration 1’. The document that allows men of African descent to the priesthood is called ‘Official Declaration 2’. They are included in most copies of LDS scriptures but are not considered part of the church’s scriptural canon. You can read them
None!The document that revoked polygamy is not officially considered Scripture in the Church.It is called “Official Declaration 1” and can usually be found at the back of the LDS-printed editions of the Doctrine and Covenants. You can read the entire Declaration online here: http://scriptures.lds.org/en/od/1