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'Breaking The Faith': Helping Women Escape FLDS

Posted 11.25.2013 | TV

TLC dipped into darker territory with "Breaking the Faith." The new series follows a group of young men who have vowed to help girls escape from the F...

Nonprofit Helps Growing Number Of People Leaving Polygamy

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact

Though reports indicate that polygamist cult leader Warren Jeffs is still actively engaging with his followers from prison, a nonprofit that supports ...

FLDS 'Prophet' May Have Told Followers End Of Time Will Arrive With New Year

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.31.2012 | Weird News

Infamous polygamist and leader of the break-off Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints sect has predicted that the end of times is...


Paula Gordon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paula Gordon

The First Amendment guarantees our right to embrace any religion we choose, no matter how peculiar. It also protects our right to talk about it along with almost anything else (truthfulness is optional).

Warren Jeffs' Lieutenant Convicted Of Bigamy For Marriage To Four Women

AP | Posted 03.28.2012 | Crime

MIDLAND, Texas -- A West Texas jury has found a former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs guilty of bigamy. Prosecutors had accused We...

Amy Lee

'Dark Sisters,' A New Opera About The Lives Of Sister-Wives | Amy Lee | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

"In order for a chamber opera to have legs, you want to have more women's voices than men's and you want to keep it seven or eight people," Nico Muhly...

Is This Reality TV Show Hiding The Disturbing Truth About Polygamy?

Sam Brower | Posted 11.07.2011 | Books
Sam Brower

Despite the recent well-publicized and deeply disturbing child molestation trial of self-proclaimed polygamist prophet Warren Jeffs, TV reality show polygamist Kody Brown and his trendy wives and family seem to be everywhere these days.

Polygamist Leader Sentenced To Life In Prison

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.09.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) -- Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting two underage followers he took a...

Polygamist Leader Could Face Life In Prison

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.09.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs recorded everything he said. Thousands of pages, written with Biblical flourish, about God wa...

Conviction of the Week: The Animals of Texas

Randall | Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy

Texas is home to some fabulous animals. But the craziest animal of Texas was convicted last week. An evil, nasty, racist, demonic animal named "Warren Jeffs."

Polygamist Leader Faces Sentencing This Week

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.08.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Prosecutors seeking life in prison for convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs closed their case with a final barrage of gr...

WATCH: Polygamist Leader Warren Jeffs Gets Honey-Badgered

Posted 10.07.2011 | Comedy

There are a lot of crazy animals in Texas, but for Randall's money, FLDS Leader Warren Jeffs takes the cake. Jeffs was convicted on Thursday of child ...

Warren Jeffs' Appalling Abuse of Religion

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 10.06.2011 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

There is another aspect to the Warren Jeffs trial that I find particularly disturbing, one which has not received much media attention, overshadowed as it has been by Jeffs' horrendous sexual exploitations.

Polygamist Leader's Records Helped Win Conviction

AP | WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.05.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — A polygamist sect leader convicted of child sexual assault walked out of his sentencing hearing in protest Friday, after rea...

CONVICTED: Polygamist Leader Guilty Of Child Sexual Assault

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.04.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury convicted polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs of child sexual assault Thursday in a case stemming from two you...

Polygamist Leader's Defense: 'I Am Peace'

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.04.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) -- The child sexual assault case against Warren Jeffs was in the hands of a Texas jury Thursday, after the polygamist leader st...

Polygamist Leader's Child Sex Assault Trial Heads To Closing Arguments

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.04.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - The child sex assault case of polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is heading to closing arguments. Jeffs, head of the Fundament...

Prosecution Set To Rest Case Against Polygamist Leader

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.03.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs gave a delayed opening statement about religious persecution Wednesday and dramatically ...

Polygamist Leader Says God Demands Judge's Removal

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.01.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas -- A forensic analyst says DNA evidence shows with 99.99 percent certainty that a polygamist religious leader fathered a child with ...

Polygamist Leader's Bizarre First Day In Court

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.28.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) -- Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs broke his silence Friday, delivering before jurors a 55-minute sermon defending plural m...

Opening Statements In Warren Jeffs' Child Sex Assault Trial

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.27.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — A Texas prosecutor told jurors Thursday he would present an audio recording of Warren Jeffs raping a 12-year-old girl and DN...

Jury Set In FLDS Leader Case, But Trial Yet To Start

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.26.2011 | Crime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — A judge on Wednesday dealt a blow to the defense of polygamist religious leader Warren Jeffs, refusing to suppress evidence ...

Big Love Wife Watch!: Season Four, Ep. 3

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Wife Watch!, the only blog post that ranks the most powerful wives on this week's episode of Big Love.

Yearning for Truth: Oprah's Visit to the FLDS Compound

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Deborah King

No matter how nice and friendly Oprah's visit to the Yearning for Zion Ranch seemed, it's distinctly possible that there's more to this story than was shown.

Oprah Asks Polygamist Women To Explain Their Hair: "It's The Style"

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Oprah Winfrey spent Monday's show with exclusive access to the FLDS Yearning for Zion ranch in Texas, including interviews with many residents, polyga...