Polygamy effectively decriminalized in Utah as judge strikes down ban in victory for family that appears in TV show ‘Sister Wives’

Kody Brown poses with his four wives, back Janelle and Christine, front Meri and Robyn, who appear in the TLC reality TV show “Sister Wives.”

A judge has ruled that parts of Utah’s law banning polygamy are unconstitutional, effectively decriminalizing the practice, in a victory for the family that appears in the reality TV show “Sister Wives.”

Kody Brown, who stars in the TLC reality show with his four wives, filed a lawsuit against the state after leaving Utah fearing prosecution after the programme aired.

Now a federal judge has issued his final ruling in the case that strikes down parts of the state’s anti-polygamy law…