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QUPOLIS: Polygamy in America
January 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
January 31:Polygamy in America
Friday (one day) Fee: $4
This course is about polygamy in the United States as practiced by the Fundamentalist Mormons (FLDS) and other Fundamentalist splinter groups. It will examine the legal, social, and financial implications of these religious groups and how the Federal Government has historically intervened to address these practices. It will examine the history of the FLDS,the rise to power of Warren Jeffs, and his subsequent trial and incarceration.
Lecturer: Judith Abbott, J. D. Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Quincy University
POLIS is an opportunity for lifelong learning for seniors, 55+ years. There are two semesters each year requiring a membership fee of $15 per semester. Choose from 15 or more classes each semester. Classes are $4 each. Classes are casual in lecture format with no tests, plus cookies and coffee at break. Cancellations do occur due to inclement weather. Call the office at 217-228-5594 to hear cancellation messages. Attend a one-time only class for free to see if POLIS is for you. Walk in. Sit down and enjoy.
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