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Utah Lawmakers Seek To Decriminalize Polygamy

Lawmakers in Utah are considering a bill that would decriminalize polygamy, or multiple marriages, among consenting adults.

Polygamy is currently a third-degree felony in Utah, punishable by up to five years in prison, but the bill would change the penalty to a fine of up to $750 and community service.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with V. Lowry Snow, a Republican in Utah’s State House of Representatives who is sponsoring the bill.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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