True to life polygamy: Where sisters are sister-wives or even wife-and-wife

Almost 50 % of the 24 females noted on Winston Blackmore’s indictment are associated with one or more of their sister-wives. On three occasions, he married siblings in the day that is same

CRANBROOK, B.C. — Double weddings to many of us suggest two brides and two grooms, not for a few Mormon fundamentalists like Winston Blackmore.

For them, it could often mean two brides and a groom hitched in fast succession along with a sequence of other people.

Usually sufficient, too often, those soon-to-be sister wives are currently siblings.

The truth of polygamy in Mormon fundamentalist communities like Bountiful, B.C. — instead of the truth television version — is unfolding in a B.C. Supreme Court test where Blackmore that is 60-year-old and Oler, 53, stay accused of experiencing illegally taken numerous spouses. More