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Two Fundamentalist Mormon Towns Are On Trial And The Evidence Is Adding Up

Courthouse News | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.29.2016 | Crime

PHOENIX (CN) - Linked fundamentalist Mormon towns in Utah and Arizona refused to provide water hookups to residents who didn't belong to the church, b...

'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...

Fountainhead

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).

Amy Lee

'Dark Sisters,' A New Opera About The Lives Of Sister-Wives

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Conviction of the Week: The Animals of Texas

Randall | Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy
Randall

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."

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.

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.

Prairie Dress Fashion: Oprah Asks FLDS Teens About Their Clothes (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

As part of her hour-long special from the FLDS Yearning for Zion ranch, Oprah talked to a group of teenage girls about their lives and asked them abou...

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...

Polygamist Fashion Heads Online

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The traditional wear of the Fundamentalist Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is headed online. FLDSdress.com was created following the April...

A Modest Proposal for the 21st Century

Marci Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marci Hamilton

About 20% of boys, and 25% of girls, are sexually abused in the United States. If we were to ignore our age of consent laws, we could reduce those numbers dramatically. And why stop with the laws governing sex?

What the Texas Appellate Court Decision Means for Children of the FLDS and Their Families

Elissa Wall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elissa Wall

A couple of years ago when I agreed to testify against Warren Jeffs in Utah, it had been my hope that by raising my voice, I could spare other girls my fate of underage marriage.

Warren Jeffs Kissing And Cuddling Underage Brides Pictures Introduced As Evidence (PHOTOS)

AP, Smoking Gun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN ANGELO, Texas -- Shocking new photographs show polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs holding and kissing two different young girls in wedding-like ...

TX Appellate Court Says "No Dice" on Keeping the Kids

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah King

We are still left with the question why any parent would willingly keep their child in a household where girls are at risk of a forced marriage to some old codger before the age of 16.

From San Angelo, TX

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deborah King

If a boy in FLDS shows any indication of wanting to think for himself, he is dumped outside of town by his parents and becomes a non-person, unable to contact his family.

Warren Jeffs' FLDS Church and What I Left Behind

Elissa Wall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elissa Wall

For eighteen years of my life I was a member of the Fundamental Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I wore long pioneer style dresses, styled my hair in the FLDS up-do fashion, and I believed that Warren Jeffs was the prophet.

Leaving for San Angelo, TX in the Morning

Deborah King | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah King

I've got to see for myself the mothers in floor length pioneer dresses buttoned up the neck and down the wrist, their long handled underwear peaking out, their uncut hair pulled up in a pompadour.

Polygamist Sects: A Further Lesson In Style

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The Today Show did a piece this morning on the reasoning behind Fundamentalist Mormon clothing. They invited two former Fundamentalist Saints on to th...

Polygamist Sects: A Lesson In Style

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

Have you ever wondered what exactly the deal is with Fundamentalist Mormon hair and the Little House On The Prairie-esque dresses? Because I have. ...

Bed Found In Temple For Sex With Underage Girls Right After Marriage, Authorities Say

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Los Angeles Times Reports (password required): Authorities searching a remote polygamist compound for a 16-year-old girl who had claimed she was...