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Tue Jul 7, 2015, 12:02 PM Jul 2015

A Poll to Settle the Plural Marriage Question [View all]

Apparently, some people think that liberals and progressives are in favor of plural marriage, polygamy, or whatever you want to call it. I wonder about that, so here's a poll that asks the question of DUers, who are a pretty darned progressive group. What say you?

31 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
I support legalization of all forms of plural marriage.
15 (48%)
I oppose legalization of all forms of plural marriage.
13 (42%)
I support only polygyny.
1 (3%)
I support only polyandry.
1 (3%)
I am neither progressive or liberal, so I'm not voting.
0 (0%)
I hate this poll.
0 (0%)
I hate all polls.
0 (0%)
I just refuse to vote.
0 (0%)
Other (Explanation?)
1 (3%)
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I honestly don't care. JoePhilly Jul 2015 #1
This ^^^^ Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jul 2015 #14
I think this topic has suddenly "popped up" ... JoePhilly Jul 2015 #25
I think it is being brought up because yeoman6987 Jul 2015 #53
I think discussion on this topic ... JoePhilly Jul 2015 #59
You could be right yeoman6987 Jul 2015 #61
This is a good answer. bigwillq Jul 2015 #30
I voted other. JoePhilly Jul 2015 #41
It's the flavor of the month. bigwillq Jul 2015 #43
If DU cared, there'd be a "Plural Marriage" group. JoePhilly Jul 2015 #44
You're really obsessing over the parade Capt. Obvious Jul 2015 #49
I like parades. JoePhilly Jul 2015 #58
I didn't even know there were more forms BainsBane Jul 2015 #2
If you want to be part of a polygamist "marriage" -- Hell Hath No Fury Jul 2015 #3
Could care less tazkcmo Jul 2015 #4
This. GoCubsGo Jul 2015 #13
I would say that I am closest to #1 -- philosophically, I support the whole gamut petronius Jul 2015 #5
This poll settles nothing. BKH70041 Jul 2015 #6
Agreed. TM99 Jul 2015 #7
Marriage is defined more broadly in fundamentalist Mormon communities geek tragedy Jul 2015 #9
I wonder when DU will get a "Plural Marriage" group ... JoePhilly Jul 2015 #26
6 months from now, I wonder how prominent this vitally crucial civil rights geek tragedy Jul 2015 #27
I give it less than a month. JoePhilly Jul 2015 #29
I see this as more of a "moon bombing" issue nt geek tragedy Jul 2015 #32
Lol JoePhilly Jul 2015 #40
Please provide the details on the legal framework for plural marriages riderinthestorm Jul 2015 #12
I'm not a lawyer. BKH70041 Jul 2015 #16
I'm so sick of this idea that feminism is all about the whims of the individual. prayin4rain Jul 2015 #17
We're getting off topic. BKH70041 Jul 2015 #19
You may not realize it, but you are not the first person to play the idiotic game geek tragedy Jul 2015 #21
Women who want to speed prayin4rain Jul 2015 #24
Why the hell did the SC decision get hijacked HappyMe Jul 2015 #33
I was responding to a post that said: prayin4rain Jul 2015 #35
I don't care one way or the other HappyMe Jul 2015 #37
Discussing and condemning are not synonymous. prayin4rain Jul 2015 #42
Because a bunch of low post count posters are suddenly tying it together riderinthestorm Jul 2015 #39
The government doesn't reward people for getting drunk nt geek tragedy Jul 2015 #18
Nope. Show me how this works. Show me how women and children benefit riderinthestorm Jul 2015 #38
Those opposed today PowerToThePeople Jul 2015 #34
No, we're from the "not as glibertarian anti-equality troll" branch geek tragedy Jul 2015 #36
if a state like Alaska or Vermont wants to experiment with this, they can geek tragedy Jul 2015 #8
I'm guessing Utah, for some reason. n/t Betty Karlson Jul 2015 #20
Same reason I'm guessing JustAnotherGen Jul 2015 #51
Voted yes Blue_Adept Jul 2015 #10
What other consenting adults do with their love/sex lives Blue_In_AK Jul 2015 #11
I really don't care. HappyMe Jul 2015 #15
I have no animus toward poly people though I am surprised by the proliferation of them ... DemocratSinceBirth Jul 2015 #22
I'm kind of there with you JustAnotherGen Jul 2015 #56
Like I mentioned before, as long as the parties involved are healthy and happy... Xyzse Jul 2015 #23
Isnt marriage turning out to be kind of an old fashioned thing that really doesnt work? randys1 Jul 2015 #28
I have a very strong opinion on this. But I am not going to deal with it now because I dont want stevenleser Jul 2015 #31
STUPID poll. GeorgeGist Jul 2015 #45
Can you elaborate a little on that? MineralMan Jul 2015 #55
1988, 11% support for gay marriage in USA. PowerToThePeople Jul 2015 #46
If all of the parties are of-age and give free consent, I don't see a problem. Algernon Moncrieff Jul 2015 #47
I'm somewhat surprised and not surprised at the results of this poll... Humanist_Activist Jul 2015 #48
Someone will be along shortly Capt. Obvious Jul 2015 #50
With poly relationships there are many more health risks. Exilednight Jul 2015 #54
mic drop... luvspeas Jul 2015 #52
I oppose polygamy for any woman under 30. There's simply too much coercion of girls. Shrike47 Jul 2015 #57
If it happens it needs to be polygamists pushing for it Recursion Jul 2015 #60
I oppose polygyny and polyandry vehemently LostOne4Ever Jul 2015 #62
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