Polyamory is not a legally protected status, like being straight or gay. You can lose your job for being polyamorous. Courts can use it against you in child custody proceedings.
Is polyamory a crime?
While polygamy is not legally recognized by this ruling, it is no longer a felony. And although polygamists can still be fined for being married to more than one person, they can no longer be incarcerated for it.
Can you legally be polyamorous?
Do people engaged in polyamory have any legal rights? Currently, not many. Multiple U.S. states (including California, Washington, Louisiana, and Rhode Island) have explicitly recognized the families with multiple parents, such as step-families, adoptive families, and families with CNM parents.