Montana Polygamists Apply For Wedding License
Well, this was quick (via Twitchy)
(ABC News) A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife.
Nathan Collier and his wives Victoria and Christine applied at the Yellowstone County Courthouse in Billings on Tuesday in an attempt to legitimize their polygamous marriage. Montana, like all 50 states, outlaws bigamy — holding multiple marriage licenses — but Collier said he plans to sue if the application is denied.
“It’s about marriage equality,” Collier told The Associated Press Wednesday. “You can’t have this without polygamy.”
At this point, I’d love to hear the argument against this from the Same Sex Marriage Social Justice Warriors, who told us that legalizing gay marriage would not lead to polygamy. One of the “excuses” is that love is not really love when the contract is between more than 2 people, because the entire contract must be changed!!!!!!!!!!!! Or something. Expect all sorts of machinations and juking and jiving from SSM SJWs, at least those who told us this would not happen.
Collier has “married” Christine in a religious ceremony, but they have not signed any official government documents, in order to avoid bigamy charges.
Collier said he is a former Mormon who was excommunicated for polygamy and now belongs to no religious organization. He said he and his wives hid their relationship for years, but became tired of hiding and went public by appearing on the reality cable television show “Sister Wives.”
The three have seven children of their own and from previous relationships.
“My second wife Christine, who I’m not legally married to, she’s put up with my crap for a lot of years. She deserves legitimacy,” he said.
Hey, love is love is love. Equality. We can’t stand against that, can we? Collier has attempted to contact the ACLU, which, so far, has failed to respond. You’d think they’d be all for this. They’ve come out in favor of polygamy before. Will they stand up for it now? Of course, they’ve also said that legalizing SSM would not lead to plural marriages.