The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published an essay on its website last month, acknowledging its founder practiced polygamy. George Frey /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mormon Church Publishes Essay On Founder Joseph Smith's Polygamy

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In Light Of High Court Arguments, What Does Gay Marriage Tell Us About Polygamy?

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