Utah polygamists at legal risk under new law signed by Gov. Gary Herbert

Kody Brown, center, poses with his wives, from left, Robyn, Christine, Meri and Janelle in a promotional photo for the TLC reality series, "Sister Wives." AP PHOTO/TLC, GEORGE LANGE

Utah’s polygamy law is stricter than laws in other states barring married people from living with a second "spouse".

Utah’s current polygamy law is already stricter than laws in other states because it bars married people from living…

Under a new law signed late Tuesday night by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert over objections from plural families, polygamists would face harsher punishments if they are convicted of other crimes such as domestic abuse or fraud.

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