Prop-8 and Polygamy

I brought up to both Russell and Nate the question of whether the Church’s efforts on Prop-8 were related to fears about the reinstitution of polygamy. Neither thought that was a valid worry so maybe I’m simply being silly on this. It seemed (and seems) to me that if gay marriage becomes normative that within 10 years so too will the legalization and recognition of polygamy. And I think the Church is right to fear this.
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Death Drugs

One reason many were very uncomfortable with the idea of legalizing doctor assisted suicide was the fear that some doctors, hospitals, and other organizations would take the “easy way out.” That is it would be easier to have someone die than to save them. Defenders said this would never happen. However news in Oregon suggests it already is.
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Freedom of Choice Act

No, it’s not what you think. Rather it is that some Democrats are now talking about the expected Obama win leading to the pushing through congress of a “federal law codifying Roe v. Wade, including a broad preemption clause to prohibit state laws that interfere with abortion rights. In one stroke, such a law would blow away the claims that Roe represents an illegitimate attack on the democratic process, stop the state by state chipping away of abortion rights, and make the prospect of a Supreme Court reversal of Roe more remote and far less damaging.”

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