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Edmunds-Tucker Act of 1887

19 February

February 19, 1887 One hundred and twenty six years ago today the US Congress passed an anti-polygamy act – two weeks later (March 3) it would be signed into law. The Edmunds-Tucker Act became the official law against polygamy in America, giving the government power to seize assets and dis-incorporate the LDS Church.  The Church’s […]