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COURT WARNS AGAINST OPENING DOOR TO POLYGAMY AND MORE

The Lubbock Avalanche Journal reports:

The ruling on Thursday by the 6th United States Circuit Court of Appeals warns of changing the biological definition of marriage and thus opening the door to polygamy. The Denver Post reported,

"Breaking ranks with other federal courts around the country, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that states have the right to set rules for marriage and that changing a definition that dates to "the earliest days of human history" is better done through the political process, not the courts."

Justice Sutton stated that ignoring the scientific basis of marriage as one man and one woman and declaring the historic definition of marriage to be irrational, the legal door is opened to the eventuality of polygamy and additional combinations of marital partners.

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http://lubbockonline.com/interact/blog-post/donald-r-may/2014-11-08/court-warns-against-opening-door-polygamy-and-beyond#.VGTIUDTF8xo

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