Edmunds Act Passed by U.S, Senate Aimed Prosecuting Mormon Polygamy

Edmunds Act Passed by U.S, Senate Aimed Prosecuting Mormon Polygamy

Mormon Polygamists in Prison
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The U.S. Senate passes the Edmunds Act, aimed at prosecuting Mormon polygamy. In addition to making "unlawful cohabitation" easier to prove, it makes it a crime for polygamists to vote, hold elected office, or serve as jurors.

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