Over 80,000 natives of the United States practice polygamy, although it is prohibited. Polygamy is

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Over 80,000 natives of the United States practice polygamy, although it is prohibited. Polygamy is the custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time. Polygamy ranges from one man having numerous wives, to one woman having several husbands. It is more likely for a man to have multiple wives, than for a woman to have multiple husbands. Polygamy is discriminated against because people do not see eye to eye with polygamists’ life choices. Adults should be free to practice polygamy because there should not be a limit to how many people you can say "I do” to, Polygamist cannot control who they love, and polygamists should be permitted to live out customs in their religion freely. There should not be a limit on how many…show more content…
They could leave if they do not feel comfortable with the relationship anymore. However, some people have the ability to love, and they tend to love more than one person. Some may say that the women in polygamist relationships are always the victims. They may say that women do not have choices of their own to make, therefore polygamy is wrong. Although the women are in relationships where they are not the only partner, they are not treated unfair. The women had the choice of whether or not to come into the relationship in the first place. Furthermore, they are treated like the rest of the other wives, the man in the relationship treats the women with the most respect that they can give them.“If it makes three people happy to get married, based on what you just said, what makes that wrong.”(Oliphant 7). There is nothing wrong with polygamy; you have the chance to marry the people that you were destined for, even if it is more than one person. Polygamist cannot control who they love. Children grow up loving their parents unconditionally. Parents also love their children unconditionally; their child can grow to be the biggest failure in life; but they love and care for them no matter what. It is hard for a person to change who they love, if someone has feelings for someone they cannot just erase those feelings and act like they never existed. If a

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