Umbrella Theory[1]

Umbrella Theory[1] - I. Statement of Policy Unions with a...

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I. Statement of Policy Unions with a man and woman will be referred to as “Marriage”. Unions involving two partners of the same sex will be referred to as “Civil Union”. Unions involving one man and multiple women or one woman and multiple men will be referred to as “Group Unions”. All groups will have the same rights however, each group will have their own restrictions. All benefits that apply to marriage will apply to Civil Unions but not necessarily Group Unions. Group Unions may have no more than 4 spouses to one person. If the Group Unions do not comply with the law, a fine and possible jail time will be enforced. In Marriage and Civil Unions there will be a minimum age requirement of 16 years with parental consent. In Civil Unions and marriage, all immediate family members or legal guardians must sign and approve the marriage license as well as the individuals uniting. If an individual is over 18, parental consent will not be required for legal marriage and only the uniting couples need to sign the marriage license with an authoritative witness. In Group Unions an individual must be at least 16 years of age. Consequences of underage marriage: o Rape laws apply o Automatic jail time at discretion of the judge o $5,000 fine payable within 30 days In Group Unions all immediate family members or legal guardians must sign and approve the marriage license as well as the individuals uniting and an authoritative witness. There can be no more than four spouses to one person. Anybody that 1
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marries a fifth spouse after the law is put into effect will have their benefits cut off. Divorce or death can be causes for remarrying. Families that already have more than 4 spouses by the time these laws are put into effect will have their benefits cut off and they must fix the numerous spouses or continue paying the fine. If an individual takes on more than four spouses the following consequences will apply:
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course FYS 001 taught by Professor Faux during the Fall '08 term at Drake University .

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Umbrella Theory[1] - I. Statement of Policy Unions with a...

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