Utah Legislature Petitions to Repeal Anti-bigamy Act

Utah Legislature Petitions to Repeal Anti-bigamy Act

Mormon Polygamists in Prison
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The legislature of the Utah Territory petitions Congress to repeal the Morrill Anti-bigamy Act of 1862. This law prohibits polygamy in all U.S. territories and disincorporated the Mormon church for its explicit endorsement of the practice.

 

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