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WarCry - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
Some monogamists "marry" underage kids, too. But that's breaking the law, same as it would be if polygamy was made legal. You're using deviant cases like Warren Jeffs to paint a picture of a whole host of people, and that's no more justified that calling the entire Catholic church pedophiles or all men serial killers because of John Wayne Gacy. You cannot paint with that broad of a…
Quijote57 - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
The Founding Fathers most likely did not intend for political liberty to include freedom to practice immorality. Liberty is too often confused with license. Yes, some of the Founders had immoral relationships (the supposed relationship between Jefferson and his female slave, for instance), but I don't think they intended for those to be codified as legal in all the states. And I don't think…
Quijote57 - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
You make valid arguments except this: in some instances, the polygamist marries an under-aged teenager who does not or cannot consent.
WarCry - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
For those of you who are throwing out "Why not polygamy??!!??!" like it's some sort of moralistic insult or challenge, I have a question for you: Why NOT polygamy? As long as everyone involved is a legal, consenting adult, why the hell would you care what they're doing? Guess what? There are a LOT of multi-partner relationships going on in this country RIGHT NOW and it's not affecting…
qfingers - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
Actually there's no reason for the state to issue a marriage license at all. Read the history of it: http://macquirelatory.com/Marriage%20License%20Tr...

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X-rays showed multiple injuries to Codie Minter's son

A  man will get 8-and-a-half years in jail for pleading guilty to  beating his child badly enough to send him to the hospital two years ago.

Codie E. Minter made his guilty plea and was sentenced Friday morning by Judge Scott Walden.

On January 14, 2010, Minter’s six-week old son was taken to Blessing Hospital with a broken arm. Additional testing completed at Blessing Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital revealed more than 20 broken bones in various stages of healing.

The investigation by the Quincy Police Department and the Department of Children and Family Services led to an indictment being issued against Minter a month later.

Minter has spent nearly the last two years in the Adams County Jail and his residence is listed as Sumner, Illinois according to court records

Adams County State’s Attorney Jon Barnard said Minter will serve at least 85 percent of the sentence, which is a Class X felony, in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Minter gets credit for the 673 days he has already served in the Adams County Jail.


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