Polygamy ban should be upheld, B.C. judge rules in landmark decision

The Globe and Mail

In a landmark ruling, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Robert Bauman on Wednesday ruled that Canada’s ban against polygamy violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, but is constitutionally sound because of the “pressing and substantial” objective of preventing the “many harms” arising from polygamous practices.

However,  the case is widely expected to be appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Read more at: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bc-politics/polygamy-ban-should-be-upheld-bc-judge-rules-in-landmark-decision/article2246238/

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