WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from the family on TV’s “Sister Wives” challenging Utah’s law banning polygamy.READ MORE: Burleson Police Officer Joshua Lott Recovering After Being Shot Multiple Times, Suspect In Custody
The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that said Kody Brown and his four wives can’t sue over the law because they weren’t charged under it.READ MORE: Irving's MacArthur High School Was On Lockdown Due To 'Possible Threat Of Student With Gun'
A federal judge sided with the Browns and overturned key parts of the state’s bigamy law in 2013, but an appeals court overturned that decision last year.
The Browns claim the law infringes on their right to freedom of speech and religion. The family wanted to challenge the law even though they’ve never faced criminal charges because they say the threat of prosecution still looms over them.MORE NEWS: Dallas County Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduler
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