Polygamous

  • (adj): Having more than one mate at a time; used of relationships and individuals.
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Polygamy In North America - Latter Day Saint Fundamentalism
... are as many as 37,000 fundamentalists, with less than half of them living in polygamous households ... polygamy is believed to be restricted to about a dozen extended groups of polygamous fundamentalists ... Church asserts that it is improper to call any of these splinter polygamous groups "Mormon." ...
Polygamy In Nigeria
... Under civil law, Nigeria recognizes polygamous unions ... Kebbi, Niger, Sokoto, Yobe, and Zamfara recognize polygamous marriages as equivalent to monogamous marriages, as all twelve are governed by Sharia Law, which allows for a man to take more than one wife ... southern region of Nigeria is composed of mostly Christians, polygamous marriages have not been legally introduced at this time ...
Polygamy In Zambia
... African Republic, Zambia is one of the few Christian nations that allows polygamous unions to be legally formed ... Under Zambian law, polygamous unions may be contracted and they have been reported to be extremely widespread in the nation ... to a 2003 survey, 16% of marriages in Zambia are polygamous ...
Polygamy In Eritrea
... While the federal government does not recognize polygamous marriages under civil law, districts governed by Sharia Law (or Islamic law) are exempt from this law and therefore are free ... In such regions, polygamous marriages, which are permitted up to four wives, are legal for all Muslim men ...
Rulon C. Allred - Biography
... Having turned away from the polygamous religion of his father and grandfather as a young man, Allred's decision to take plural wives came in his twenties following what he described as a vision the decision resulted ... responsibilities in the Short Creek, Arizona polygamous community following the paralytic stroke of its leader, Joseph White Musser ... Arizona governor John Howard Pyle's 1953 "Short Creek raid", but resumed his polygamous lifestyle upon his release and during his imprisonment is when he met the LeBaron group through correspondence ...

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