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If You’ve Ever Been Troubled By Polygamy, Read This!

If You’ve Ever Been Troubled By Polygamy, Read This

It is painful for many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to think about polygamy. Not only does it conjure thoughts of persecution and misunderstanding from society at large, but the doctrine of plural marriage can also stir up deep and painful questioning. This questioning can become even more painful when members speculate about plural marriage …

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10 Things You May Not Have Known About The Manifesto

10 Things You May Not Have Known About The Manifesto

ONE. The United States government had passed laws to force Latter-day Saints to stop the practice of plural marriage more than twenty years before the Manifesto was received by revelation. From 1862 to 1889, these laws ranged from stating monogamy was the only form of marriage sanctioned by the United States, religious practice was not protected by law, and punishing …

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