Polyamorous parents OK, B.C. Supreme Court rules

Those who have battled for years against the Bountiful polygamous community in the Creston Valley are probably horrified — the B.C. Supreme Court has recognized a threesome as “parents.”

Justice Sandra Wilkinson approved adding a third adult to a toddler’s birth certificate saying the Family Law Act needs to recognize polyamorous families.

Some will consider it a win for free love, some a blow to the Christian institution of monogamous marriage. And lawyers will have another estate to sue in inheritance disputes.

The legislation came into force in 2013 after the widely publicized Nov. 23, 2011 reference decision by the chief justice of the court supporting the criminal law against polygamy as a result of concerns in Bountiful.

Read The Full Article In The Vancouver Sun

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *