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Submitted by Jerry M (United States), Feb 16, 2008 at 20:12

By the logic in these laws one could very well justify the continuation of slavery if the enslaved person was enslaved in a country in which this is legal. Polygamy is never a win for woman and it is that ultimately favors the wealthy male, by allowing him greater access to available women.

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