Topic: Kody Brown

The Daily WTF: Sister Wives Star Proves That According To The Law, Bigamy Is Only A Crime If You Also Commit Another Crime At The Same Time

The Daily WTF: Sister Wives Star Proves That According To The Law, Bigamy Is Only A Crime If You Also Commit Another Crime At The Same Time

Until recently, Kody Brown of TLC’s Sister Wives and his four wives, Meri, Janelle, Christine, and Robyn, were being pursued by the Utah courts for violating bigamy laws…you know, since Kody is married to all four of them at the same time, and that’s supposedly illegal. However, the case against the Browns has apparently been dropped because the county now has the same policy toward bigamy that the state did: “they do not pursue criminal charges for consenting adult polygamists unless they’re committing other crimes.” Oh, okay, so it’s not a crime if both people are okay with it? I have some bones to pick with that statement. More »