I think most people have heard about the show, ‘Sister Wives’ on TLC. The show highlights Kody Brown, a
polygamist normal guy, who is legally married to one woman, but has three other “wives” (not legally). With several states redefining who can be married, it seems that Brown thinks he can fight a law that Mormons unsuccessful tried to in the 19th century.
Brown’s arguement is that his four wives, Robyn, Christine, Meri and Janelle, have a consensual relationship in the privacy of their own household. He believe that it is a private concern and wants to use a 2003 U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning sodomy laws for the benefit of gay couples. The law was overturned because of the argument that states cannot govern “intimate conduct” between consenting adults.
All this heat on Brown’s marriage
s forced the family to move from Utah to Nevada. Apparently, the famous polygamist might have a chance to win his case. Civil rights attorney Brian Barnard said,