Nancy Grace wants “Sister Wives” star Kody Brown in jail because he is committing a crime. The Browns claim that it is not a crime because it is part of their religion, although, they do not seem very religious.
Nancy Grace wants “Sister Wives” star Kody Brown in jail because polygamy is a third degree felony in Utah. Kody Brown faces up to five years in prison and up to a $50,000 fine for each count of polygamy. He is legally married only to his first wife Meri. He is therefore a bigamist with Janelle, Christine and Robyn. Technically he could face a $150,000 fine and up to 15 years in prison
Nancy Grace wants “Sister Wives” star Kody Brown in jail because it does not matter if he is not legally married to all for wives. If he lives with them as if they are married knowing that he is married to someone else it is still a crime.
Nancy Grace wants “Sister Wives” star Kody Brown in jail because it is psychologically damaging to the 16 children that live in the home. Kody does not seem to care if it hurts his wives or his children to be in their situation. Most likely the wives will not be charged even if Kody is charged with a crime. The children would be able to continue to live with at least Meri.
Nancy Grace wants “Sister Wives” star Kody Brown in jail because their is plenty of video evidence. Video evidence is the best evidence that you can have in a case. Grace believes that there is more video evidence that audiences have not even seen.
Although Nancy believes that a crime has clearly been committed, she is not confident that Utah authorities will prosecute or convict Kody Brown for polygamy.
Meri has lost her job since the show first air a few weeks ago.
Janelle was previously married to Meri’s brother, but divorced him before marrying Kody.
Christine and Meri have been visibly upset over the latest addition to the family, Robyn. After 16-20 years of marriage and 13 children that were all raised together, Kody added a 4th wife that was younger, cuter and skinnier than the other wives. Kody has been giddy with his excitement over his new wife which has hurt the other wives.
Robyn’s previous husband, David Preston Jessop with whom she has three children is also an alleged polygamist, but they never took a second wife while she was married to him.