Canadian anti-polygamy law stands

BBC News

British Columbia’s highest court has ruled that Canada’s anti-polygamy law should stand.

Chief Justice Robert Bauman said the ban on multiple marriages was consistent with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

The case comes after a judge threw out polygamy charges against two bishops of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS).

Justice Bauman said the law “minimally impairs religious freedom”.

Read More: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-15865533

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