Polygamy

Multiple same-day marriages referenced at polygamy trial of two B.C. men - Todayville.com (registration)


Multiple same-day marriages referenced at polygamy trial of two B.C. men
Todayville.com (registration)
CRANBROOK, B.C. — Dozens of marriage certificates, some citing two wedding ceremonies occurring on the same day, were entered as evidence today at the trial of a fundamentalist church leader charged with polygamy in British Columbia. Winston ...

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Mormon expert testifies at B.C. polygamy trial of two Bountiful men - Cape Breton Post


Cape Breton Post

Mormon expert testifies at B.C. polygamy trial of two Bountiful men
Cape Breton Post
CRANBROOK, B.C. — An expert in the history of the Mormon church says fundamentalists who practise polygamy would have to leave all but one of their wives if they wanted to join the mainstream Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-Day Saints. Brian Hales ...

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Canadian accused of having 24 wives and 146 children faces trial with fellow polygamist - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Canadian accused of having 24 wives and 146 children faces trial with fellow polygamist
South China Morning Post
The polygamy trial of two leaders of a fundamentalist Mormon community began Tuesday in the first real test of Canada's 127-year-old ban on having more than one wife. Winston Blackmore and James Oler were charged with polygamy in 2014 after much ...

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Daphne Bramham: Blackmore refuses to enter plea as polygamy trial opens in Cranbrook - Vancouver Sun


Vancouver Sun

Daphne Bramham: Blackmore refuses to enter plea as polygamy trial opens in Cranbrook
Vancouver Sun
CRANBROOK, B.C. — The usually voluble Winston Blackmore was mostly silent Tuesday as he stood accused of polygamy in B.C. Supreme Court. After the charge of one count of polygamy and the names of 24 women were read out, Canada's best known ...

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Two polygamist bishops go on trial together in Canada for their respective four and 24 marriages - except the two no ... - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Two polygamist bishops go on trial together in Canada for their respective four and 24 marriages - except the two no ...
Daily Mail
Winston Blackmore (pictured with his daughters and grandchildren) pleaded not guilty to one count of polygamy in Bountiful, British Columbia. He is accused of marrying 24 women over 25 years as a leader with the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ ...

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Accused polygamists plead not guilty in trial testing the limit of religious freedoms in Canada - Yahoo News


Yahoo News

Accused polygamists plead not guilty in trial testing the limit of religious freedoms in Canada
Yahoo News
Two leaders of a fundamentalist sect that condones plural marriage have pleaded not guilty to polygamy charges in a Cranbrook, B.C., courtroom where an epic battle to test the limits of religious freedom in Canada is playing out. Well-known Canadian ...

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After 27 Years of Trying, Canada Finally Puts Polygamist With 24 Wives on Trial - Sputnik International


Sputnik International

After 27 Years of Trying, Canada Finally Puts Polygamist With 24 Wives on Trial
Sputnik International
A lack of clarity in Canada's polygamy laws protected Blackmore from prosecution following a 2009 arrest, but in 2011, the province of British Columbia's Supreme Court ruled that laws against polygamous relationships were constitutional and did not ...

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Blackmore refuses to enter plea as polygamy trial opens in Cranbrook - The Province


The Province

Blackmore refuses to enter plea as polygamy trial opens in Cranbrook
The Province
After the charge of one count of polygamy and the names of 24 women were read out, Canada's best known polygamist and the leader of the fundamentalist group from Bountiful remained silent. He left it to Justice Sheri Donegan to record his silence as a ...

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2 men from Bountiful polygamist community set to begin trial in Cranbrook - Globalnews.ca


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2 men from Bountiful polygamist community set to begin trial in Cranbrook
Globalnews.ca
Two men charged in connection with a decades-long battle over a B.C. polygamist community are scheduled to begin a trial in Cranbrook today. Winston Blackmore is accused of having two dozen wives over a 25 year period. James Oler will face trial ...

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