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Court Decision in Brown V. Utah County

Court Decision in Brown V. Utah County

Judge’s Decision, in Brown V Utah County, is a Great Victory and a Step toward Ending Years of Oppression of Polyamorous and Other Non-traditional Families!

kody-brown-sister-wives-photo_jpg_pagespeed_ce_KLKE2IXqtDA court decision handed down late Friday, December 13, 2013 by Utah US District Court Judge Clark Waddoups to strike down portions of Utah’s Anti-Bigamy Law dealing with cohabitation in the case of The ...

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Judges Ruling, in the Canadian Polygamy Case, Upholds the Existing Law

The ruling in the Canadian Case came in this morning with the judge finding that polygamy poses significant and sufficient harm to society to uphold the law 293 of the Criminal Code of Canada.

Loving More has followed the case closely for the past year and will post more in the next day or two.

This ruling will take time for the polyamory community and movement to digest. You can find information on the ruling at Polyamory and the News ...

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Loving More NonProfit Non-Discrimination Policy

This policy states Loving More’s position on discrimination. This policy applies to all Loving More employees, volunteers, members, clients, and contractors.

“Loving More does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, relationship form or family structure, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status.

“This policy also applies to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, outside vendors, organization members and customers, service clients, use ...

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Canadian Law and Polyamory: A Showdown in Court

With its appearance before the British Columbia Supreme Court approaching, the Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association presented a workshop titled “The Canadian Charter Rights Case and Criminalization of Polyamorous Households” in October at Loving More’s Poly Living conference in Seattle.

CPAA, with members across Canada, formed to advocate before the court as an “intervener” (interested party) representing polyamorists’ interests in a historic trial that begins November 22nd in Vancouver.

Canada has a federal ...

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Poly Living Seattle 2010 Workshops

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Human Origins and Polyamory: When Did it All Begin?

Anthropologists love to speculate about the origins of human sexual proclivities and behaviors.  We generate detailed theories about attraction, passion and jealousy, all couched under the rubric of reproductive strategies.  In this workshop we’ll explore current theories about the origins of partnering patterns. Some infer early polygamy and abundant multi-relating by both sexes; others contend that at the core we’re ...

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Polyamorists Announce Court Application

This is an important issue for all of us.  The press release was sent to us from  Canadian Polyamory Advocacy Association (CPAA).  You can see the original click here.

VANCOUVER — January 28, 2010 — Members of Canada’s polyamory community have applied to become an intervener in the B.C. government’s challenge of section 293 of the Criminal Code of Canada — Canada’s anti-polygamy law. The application, filed in BC Supreme Court yesterday, is on behalf of the ...

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