The stars of the TLC reality show "Sister Wives"--Kody Brown and his four wives--filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Utah's law that criminalizes polygamy.
The lawsuit claims Utah's bigamy statute violates the Browns' constitutional rights to due process, equal protection, free exercise of religion, free speech and freedom of association.
It appears that the lawsuit hopes to build on the United States Supreme Court's Lawrence v. Texas (2003) decision, which struck down state sodomy laws as unconstitutional intrusions on the “intimate conduct” of consenting adults.
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