Polygamy often arrives accompanied by other problems, however, about which I have plenty to say. Sexual harassment is wrong. Sexual abuse is wrong. Child abuse and neglect are wrong. Using religion to con and manipulate followers is wrong. Welfare fraud is wrong.
The solution isn’t to pass laws restricting how many spouses or partners a man or woman can have. It is to enforce existing laws against sexual harassment, sexual abuse, and child abuse.
Religious conning and manipulation are not so easily solved. There is no law against using religion to take mental and emotional advantage of willing dupes, nor is there ever likely to be one. Education may be our best hope against that kind of abuse.
That’s partly why Joanne wanted to write “It’s Not About The Sex” My Ass. We hope it helps people recognize and stand up to religious fraud. (If you happen to think “religious fraud” is redundant, we hear you.)