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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 10:13 PM

Criminal probe ongoing into Jeffs polygamous sect

Source: Associated Press

Criminal probe ongoing into Jeffs polygamous sect
By BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press | January 22, 2013 | Updated: January 22, 2013 7:36pm

PHOENIX (AP) Law enforcement in a town dominated by one of the nation's largest polygamous sects has been preventing women from leaving, leading to a criminal probe of the church run by its jailed leader Warren Jeffs, Arizona's attorney general said Tuesday.

Attorney General Tom Horne held a news conference in Phoenix to announce that a 26-year-old woman had been granted temporary custody of her six children and had fled the town of Colorado City, Ariz., the home base of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

He said she was forced by Jeffs to marry her brother-in-law at the age of 14, and had since been virtually held captive in the town on the Utah-Arizona border, along with many other women who want to leave.

"What they do is say, 'Everybody watch her so she won't run away.' Then she can't leave," Horne said. "Women who wanted to escape have been forcibly held by the marshals against their will."



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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 10:21 PM

1. There are times when I wish I had never read "Under the Banner of Heaven"

But most of the time I instead wish that more people would read it.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 10:56 PM

2. Those town marshals need to be locked up in Supermax for life.

AFTER they've been sued into the poorhouse.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 12:11 AM

3. Jeffs has plenty of contacts

Locked up or not this freak has plenty of power and yes, these women are nothing more than sex-slaves for the creeps that follow this dangerous parasite!



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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 08:45 AM

4. On Reddit I saw a pic of him kissing his teen "brides". Sicko!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 12:16 PM

5. Southwestern Utah is an extremely beautiful place

but the Fundamentalist Mormon towns of Hilldale,Utah and Colorado City, Arizona are twin cesspools of human slavery and sexual perversion sanctioned by religious dogma and usually ignored by the State.

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