A federal judge refused Friday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a family of reality TV show stars who want to see polygamy decriminalized.
Utah state attorneys argued the "Sister Wives" suit should be dismissed after a prosecutor pledged not to prosecute them for bigamy, but U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups disagreed. In his Friday ruling, Waddoups wrote that a new Utah County Attorney’s Office policy to avoid prosecuting consenting adult polygamists in the future seems to have been ploy to avoid the suit.
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Read U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups' ruling here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/103177874/Refusal-to-Dismiss-Sister-Wives-081712