Argument: Polygamy laws deter crime-reporting by those within these communities
Reasons to agree
- “Time to Repeal Polygamy Laws.” Daily Herald, Jan. 28, 2004 – “Repeal of Utah’s polygamy laws makes sense not only because they are not vigorously enforced but because doing so would remove a barrier to the reporting of crimes from within the polygamist culture.”
- People who live on Polygamist compounds could report extreme behavior, without fear of adults being prosecuted for consensual relationships.
Reasons to disagree
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