Polygamy

Canadian polygamy law on trial for the first time in 127 years - The Sudbury Star


The Sudbury Star

Canadian polygamy law on trial for the first time in 127 years
The Sudbury Star
It's almost certainly going to come down to a battle over religious freedom when Canada's 127-year-old polygamy law is tried for the first time in Canadian history. Canada's best-known polygamist, Winston Kaye Blackmore, and his former brother-in-law, ...

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Polygamy trial set to begin for Winston Blackmore, accused of marrying 24 times - CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Polygamy trial set to begin for Winston Blackmore, accused of marrying 24 times
CBC.ca
A decades-long legal battle culminates in British Columbia on Tuesday with the start of a trial for a breakaway Mormon leader charged with polygamy. Winston Blackmore of Bountiful is accused of having two dozen wives over a 25-year period. The legal ...

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Trial starts today for Canadian polygamist with Utah connections - Salt Lake Tribune


Salt Lake Tribune

Trial starts today for Canadian polygamist with Utah connections
Salt Lake Tribune
The director of the Stop Polygamy in Canada Society has called Blackmore "the king stud of Canada" and said authorities in British Columbia should arrest Blackmore and other polygamists. Salt Lake Tribune reporter Nate Carlisle and photographer Trent ...

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Lawmaker seeks study of polygamous sect's South Dakota site - The Daily Courier (subscription)


The Daily Courier (subscription)

Lawmaker seeks study of polygamous sect's South Dakota site
The Daily Courier (subscription)
FILE - This Oct. 12, 2015, file photo shows the compound of a polygamist group in Pringle, S.D. A South Dakota lawmaker frustrated with what he views as inaction over the sect's outpost in his district wants legislators to look into the compound.

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Backgrounder: Who are the players in the BC polygamy trial? - Saskatoon StarPhoenix


Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Backgrounder: Who are the players in the BC polygamy trial?
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Winston Blackmore, 61, Canada's best-known polygamist, has publicly admitted to having multiple wives and many, many children. There are 24 women listed on his indictment. His father was one of the founders of the fundamentalist Mormon community ...

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Canadian polygamy law tested in court for the first time in 127 years - National Post


National Post

Canadian polygamy law tested in court for the first time in 127 years
National Post
It's almost certainly going to come down to a battle over religious freedom when Canada's 127-year-old polygamy law is tried for the first time in Canadian history. Canada's best-known polygamist, Winston Kaye Blackmore, and his former brother-in-law, ...

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Canada will try to convict polygamist with 27 wives - some of them from Utah - Salt Lake Tribune


Salt Lake Tribune

Canada will try to convict polygamist with 27 wives - some of them from Utah
Salt Lake Tribune
Winston Blackmore (right). At rear is Leah Barlow. Polygamist Winston Blackmore holds a press conference at his home in Bountiful, British Columbia, to address Warren Jeffs and the immigration status of three of his wives. Photo by Trent Nelson; 5.16 ...

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Daphne Bramham: Canadian polygamy law on trial for the first time in 127 years - Saskatoon StarPhoenix


Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Daphne Bramham: Canadian polygamy law on trial for the first time in 127 years
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
He spoke about his multiple wives at a 2005 polygamy summit that his wives organized. He's talked about it with reporters and in civil trials in the United States. Under oath in Federal Tax Court in 2012, Blackmore struggled to name all his wives ...

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Daphne Bramham: Canadian polygamy law on trial for the first time in 127 years - Ottawa Citizen


Ottawa Citizen

Daphne Bramham: Canadian polygamy law on trial for the first time in 127 years
Ottawa Citizen
It's almost certainly going to come down to a battle over religious freedom when Canada's 127-year-old polygamy law is tried for the first time in Canadian history. Canada's best-known polygamist, Winston Kaye Blackmore, and his former brother-in-law, ...

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Judge refuses to split trial of Canadian men accused of polygamy - Salt Lake Tribune


Salt Lake Tribune

Judge refuses to split trial of Canadian men accused of polygamy
Salt Lake Tribune
Winston Blackmore (right). At rear is Leah Barlow. Polygamist Winston Blackmore holds a press conference at his home in Bountiful, British Columbia, to address Warren Jeffs and the immigration status of three of his wives. Photo by Trent Nelson; 5.16 ...

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