POLL: Approval of Polygamy Surges to New High — Because of a TV Show?

In the same way that shows like Modern Family, Glee, and The New Normal played a role in swaying public opinion towards supporting same-sex marriage, the TLC show Sister Wives may be partially responsible for Americans’ increasing acceptance of polygamy. A new Gallup poll conducted from May 3-7 found that moral acceptance of polygamy rose by 3 percentage points during this past year alone, reaching a record high of 17 percent. Among the non-religious group of people surveyed, that statistic is nearly doubled, with roughly one out of every three (32 percent) thinking it is perfectly fine if a person

“Sister Wives” Family Wants the Supreme Court to Legalize Polygamy. Here’s Why They Might Win.

The Supreme Court, which has not tried a polygamy case in a century, just granted Kody Brown, star of the TLC reality television show Sister Wives, until September 10 to file a petition for the nation’s highest court to review his case for the legalization of polygamy. Fox News reports: The reality star and his wives sued Utah in 2012 over its historic ban on plural marriage. The Browns were under investigation for bigamy after their TLC reality show aired. They claim the ban on plural marriage infringes on … their right to privacy. If the Supreme Court interprets the