140 years ago today - Mar 23, 1882

The federal Edmunds Act was signed into law, making plural marriage and bigamous (or unlawful) cohabitation criminal offenses subject to fines and jail sentences.

[George Q. Cannon Chronology, The Journal of George Q. Cannon, 1855–1875, Church Historian's Press, 2016, https://churchhistorianspress.org/george-q-cannon/events]

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