Response to Reviewers of The Western Case for Monogamy over Polygamy

Journal of Politics, Religion and Ideology 17 (2016): 315-318

5 Pages Posted: 30 Jul 2019

Date Written: 2016

Abstract

This brief response highlights parts of the Western story of monogamy versus polygamy that still need to be told, and responds to the reviewers’ question whether the legalization of same sex marriage will lead necessarily to the legalization of polygamous marriages.

Keywords: polygamy, same-sex marriage, common law, constitutional law, privacy, harm to women, harm to children, self-determination, religious freedom, sexual liberty, sexual morality

Suggested Citation

Witte, John, Response to Reviewers of The Western Case for Monogamy over Polygamy (2016). Journal of Politics, Religion and Ideology 17 (2016): 315-318, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3427407

John Witte (Contact Author)

Emory University School of Law ( email )

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