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Should Polygamy Be Legal?
Polygamy should be legal
Polyamorous people generally describe their state similarly to LGBTQ+: it is not a 'choice'. They can suppress it, hide it, but monogamy never feels natural.
Monogamy works for very few, as evidenced by divorce rates.
From the moment a government accepts gay marriage, the definition of a couple and thus the constraints of monogamy becomes irrelevant.
Polygamy can have positive consequences for society.
A restriction to monogamy is also a restriction of human nature and may therefore not be made.
Legally, marriage represents a more solid and protected base for all parties involved. This should not be denied to people who want to be in a relationship with multiple partners.
If polygamy is illegal then cultures which include polygamy are in effect discriminated against.
A restriction to monogamy violates human rights.
The government should not interfere in the internal affairs of consenting adults.
Polygamy violates human rights.
Polygamy can have negative consequences for society.
People can already date as many people as they like. There is no need for a legal acknowledgment in form of marriage.
The legalization of polygamy would come along with legal and procedural challenges in federal constructs like the European Union.
Conferring and navigating the legal rights conferred by polygamy to multiple partners vis-a-vis themselves would be unworkable.
The government has no compelling interest to sanction or incentivize any type of marriage, including polygamy.
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People should negotiate relationship agreements.