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Idaho accepts Five Wives ...

Published July 10, 2012 2:55 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The other day — commenting on the news that the state of Idaho was not allowing Utah-made Five Wives Vodka to be sold in that state because it might be offensive to Mormons — we suggested that selling T-shirts was a better way to protest than, say, filing a lawsuit.

Fail.

- Idaho capitulates to 'Five Wives Vodka' - AP/Salt Lake Tribune

Boise, Idaho • The Idaho State Liquor Division on Wednesday reversed direction in the face of a lawsuit and says it will sell Five Wives Vodka. ...... The decision came shortly after George Washington University professor Jonathan Turley, in a letter on his website, told Idaho officials he planned to sue on behalf of the producer of Five Wives Vodka. ...

Added Google search bonus: What looks like a really bad Rodney Dangerfield movie, My 5 Wives, which is set in Utah and involves a religion that kinda sorta resembles a sketchy impression of some off-shoot of Mormonism.