If gay marriage is ok, shouldn't polygamy also?

On June 26, 2015 the United States Supreme Court ruled that the ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. It was a celebration throughout the whole nation and the whole world. Finally, a civil-rights campaign, which had started in the 1970s had come to an end with a positive resolution.

Here at The Perfect Male Blog, we are obviously supporters of the premise that every man or woman is in his own right to choose who he can love, but we must ask, if the ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, shouldn't the ban on polygamy also be?

Marriage, as it had been known before June 26, 2015, is the formally recognized union of two people of different gender (e.g. man and woman). We hold in this premise two variables. One is the gender variable, while the other is the number variable. Recently, the United States and the world celebrated as legal hurdles were overcome by abolishing the constraint on the gender variable, but what about the constraints on the number variable? Shouldn't they be abolished also?

After all, what is being fought for here, is the freedom of a man or woman to choose who they can love. What then, is so different? Simply put, if you happen to be in favour of same-sex marriage, then it would be illogical if you aren't equally inclined for the cause of polygamy. Generally speaking, humans usually don't tend to fight for a cause unless it happens to bring an immediate benefit to their lives, and so that is why we bring this topic to the table. Controversial as it is, there is some some truth behind it.

We must make it clear though, we are not in favour or against the way a human being wishes to live their life. Feel free to read our post on the Aporia of Marriage: Studies in Favour and Against it.

Let us know what you think.
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