She recently had her decision to divorce her husband and free him up to marry his fourth wife broadcast on her family's hit show Sister Wives, but today, Meri Brown is dealing with something far more tragic than her legal marriage coming to an end.
Xai'nyy Robyn Brown - Sister Wives is an American reality television series broadcast on TLC that began airing in 2010. The show documents the life of a polygamist family, which includes patriarch Kody Brown, his four wives, and their 17 children. Brown and his wives have said they participated with the show to make the public more aware of polygamist families and to combat societal prejudices.
District Court judge has sided with the polgyamous Brown family, ruling that key parts of Utah's polygamy laws are unconstitutional. Judge Clark Waddoups' ruling, issued Friday, sets a new legal precedent in Utah, effective.