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Coercion in Trafficking

Loyola Law Professor Dr. Kathleen Kim wrote a paper called “The Coercion of Trafficked Workers” describing labor settings where coercion is…
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Paper: The Case Against Polygamy

Paper: The Case Against Polygamy

by John Witte Jr. | An essay on why the sexual revolution will not overturn monogamy is presented. Topics include…
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The impact of polygamy on women’s mental health: A systematic review

The impact of polygamy on women’s mental health: A systematic review

by L.D.Shepard | Aims. The purpose of this systematic review is to identify and appraise the present state of prevalence…
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Research: Polygamy = Significant Harm

Research: Polygamy = Significant Harm

by Julia Chamberlin & Amos N. Guiora | “In this article, we analyze the British Columbia Supreme Court decision, Reference…
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Research & Affidavit: Polygamy Harms Health

Research & Affidavit: Polygamy Harms Health

Affidavit by Susan Stickevers, MD | When Dr. Susan Stickevers began treating polygamous wives, her observations of the physical harms…
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Paper: Polygyny in Cross Cultural Perspective: Theory and Implications

Paper: Polygyny in Cross Cultural Perspective: Theory and Implications

by Joseph Heinrich  | Dr. Heinrich provided an incredible paper that examines the nature of polygyny and its implications for…
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Research: From Canadian Referendum on Polygamy

Research: From Canadian Referendum on Polygamy

Statement of Attorney General of Canada Statement of AGBC Opening Statement by the Amicus Addressing Breach Statement of Stop Polygamy…
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Research: A Comparison of Family Functioning, Life and Marital Satisfaction, and Mental Health of Women in Polygamous and Monogamous Marriages

Research: A Comparison of Family Functioning, Life and Marital Satisfaction, and Mental Health of Women in Polygamous and Monogamous Marriages

by ALEAN AL-KRENAWI & JOHN R. GRAHAM Background: A considerable body of research concludes that the polygamous family structure has…
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Paper: Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamy, Children, and Human Rights Debates

Paper: Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamy, Children, and Human Rights Debates

by Stephen Kent | This article returns to questions involving fundamentalist Mormon polygamy first raised in articles by Martha Bradley…
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Research: Polygyny and violence against women

Research: Polygyny and violence against women

by McDermott & Cowden | This paper examines the link between polygyny, or one man who is married to multiple…
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Scrutinizing polygamy: Utah’s Brown v. Buhman and British Columbia’s Reference RE: Section 293

Scrutinizing polygamy: Utah’s Brown v. Buhman and British Columbia’s Reference RE: Section 293

In Brown v. Buhman, the recent challenge to the Utah law criminalizing polygamy brought by the stars of the reality…
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Paper: The most comprehensive judicial record ever produced – The polygamy reference

Paper: The most comprehensive judicial record ever produced – The polygamy reference

In the fall of 2010 and the spring of 2011, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia…
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Prohibiting polygamy prevents harm to women.

Prohibiting polygamy prevents harm to women.

i. Anthropologists have identified problems in modern polygamous households, such as the fact that “young girls are often tricked or…
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Polygamy or Slavery?
Polygamy or Slavery?

Without giving them a choice, FLDS prophet Warren Jeffs reassigned wives and children to men other than their husbands and…
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U.S. Department of Labor Sues FLDS Church for Child Labor
U.S. Department of Labor Sues FLDS Church for Child Labor

SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a set of lawsuits against the Fundamentalist LDS Church…
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Adventist cult leaders in Ghana arrested for trafficking, forced marriage of girls
Adventist cult leaders in Ghana arrested for trafficking, forced marriage of girls

Five men and two women were arrested by Ghana Police Service at the Maranatha Adventist Prayer Camp in rural Ahafo…
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Leaders of FLDS Sect Charged with Polygamy, Transporting ‘Child Brides’ Between U.S. and Canada
Leaders of FLDS Sect Charged with Polygamy, Transporting ‘Child Brides’ Between U.S. and Canada

In an indictment filed in Canada, Winston Blackmore and James Oler, who head different FLDS factions, are each charged with one count…
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Utah polygamist sect fined for child labor during pecan harvest
Utah polygamist sect fined for child labor during pecan harvest

The U.S. Department of Labor said on Wednesday it levied fines of nearly $2 million on a Utah polygamist sect…
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Polygamist Charged with Polygamy and Child SexTrafficking
Polygamist Charged with Polygamy and Child SexTrafficking

Finally, Canada’s most notorious polygamist, Winston Blackmore, was charged with polygamy and human trafficking. Also charged with child sex trafficking were…
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Argentina Offers Prostitutes Airfare Home
Argentina Offers Prostitutes Airfare Home

Buenos Aires –  The central Argentine province of Cordoba is offering prostitutes airfare to return home, even to other countries,…
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Warren Jeffs chooses 15 to father future FLDS children
Warren Jeffs chooses 15 to father future FLDS children

Last year, polygamist Warren Jeffs issued an edict from prison stating that sex was forbidden, even between married people.This year, he…
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Colorado City Police Busted – Abuse
Colorado City Police Busted – Abuse

“Young women trapped in polygamist arrangements with much older men, who had escaped from Colorado City, have stated that other…
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Intentional Infliction of Emotional Duress
Intentional Infliction of Emotional Duress

As the year comes to an end and the followers of Warren Jeffs await the apocalypse he has predicted, they’re…
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Polygamy Trafficking is Slavery
Polygamy Trafficking is Slavery

‎”Whether the currency is God or greed, the trafficking of women and children for sex is a form of slavery.”…
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