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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

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Warren Jeffs' Former Security Head Reveals How He Learned The 'Horrific' Truth About His Leader

OWN | Posted 03.23.2015 | OWN

In 2009, Oprah visited one of the most secretive communities in the country. The Yearning for Zion (YFZ) polygamist ranch compound, part of a breakawa...

Warren Jeffs' Followers Are Fleeing His Fundamentalist Mormon Sect In Droves

Al Jazeera America | Joanna Walters | Posted 03.19.2015 | Religion

HILDALE, Utah — “I finally heard about this thing called Facebook, like, a year ago. I had no idea what it was,” says 22-year-old Brigham Johnso...

Man Managing Polygamous Trust Claims He Was Just Helping Prostitute

AP | Posted 08.07.2014 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed a prostitution charge against a man tasked with overseeing a polygamous trust in Warren Jeffs' sect on ...

Polygamist Sect Leader Warren Jeffs Hospitalized

Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion

Warren Jeffs, the leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, has been moved to Hospital Galveston according to his Texa...

'I Thanked My Father For Molesting Me'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

Some of the secrecy surrounding one of the nation's most well-known polygamist churches has been unearthed. Flora Jessop, an ex-member of the Fundamen...

'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...

Relationships: It's a Matter of Choice

Andreea Nica | Posted 08.27.2013 | TV
Andreea Nica

The morality of having multiple partners, specifically where there is one man for multiple women, will always be in question. One recurring statement that is heard around these relational issues is: "It's their choice."

Judge Approves Board For Warren Jeffs-Led Polygamous Sect's Lands

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY -- The resolution of a lengthy legal battle over homes and land owned by a polygamous sect led by Warren Jeffs crept forward Tuesday, w...

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...

'Sister Wives' Stunned By Warren Jeffs Scandal

Posted 12.10.2012 | TV

The ugly side of polygamy reared its head and shocked the Brown family on "Sister Wives." Just like traditional two-party marriages, the success and h...

Polygamist Sex Criminal Could Have Multimillion Dollar Ranch Seized

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 01.29.2013 | Crime

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas wants ownership of Warren Jeffs' massive ranch where prosecutors say the convicted polygamist sect leader and his follower...

Polygamous Towns Targeted By Justice Department

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and PAUL FOY | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities in a pair of polygamous Utah-Arizona border towns have supported a campaign of intimidation against the unfaithful,...

Authorities Tighten Security In Polygamist Jeffs' Town

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime

By Jennifer Dobner June 7 (Reuters) - Arizona will funnel more than $400,000 to a sheriff's office on the Utah-Arizona border to beef ...

The Real Reason Men Ask Their Wives For Open Marriages

Monica Medina | Posted 03.24.2012 | Divorce
Monica Medina

Back around the same time that Newt suggested an open marriage to Marianne, my ex made a similar request. Only he wanted the other woman to move in with us, which, if you ask me, is taking the idea of open marriage to a whole new level.

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...

Jury Decides In Case Of Ex-Bishop Marriage Of 12 Old Girl

AP | Posted 01.07.2012 | Religion

ROBERT LEE, Texas — A former polygamist bishop was convicted Monday of performing an illegal wedding ceremony between a 12-year-old girl and sec...

Mitt Romney And The True Cult Of Mormonism

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home
Harmon Leon

Set in the red-bluffed mountains on the Arizona border and isolated by a good 44 miles from the next sign of civilization, this haven is the home base of the FLDS. For these residents having at least 3 wives is their straight ticket to heaven.

One Of Polygamists' Wives Flees Sect

AP | By JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 12.13.2011 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY -- A woman reported to be one of jailed polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs' many wives has fled the insular community along the Utah-A...

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.

Jeffs Moved To Prison Hospital; Condition Improved

AP | By MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 10.30.2011 | Religion

HOUSTON -- The condition of convicted polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was upgraded from critical to serious following his move Tuesday to a Texas ...

Warren Jeffs In A Coma, Source Tells ABC

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 10.29.2011 | Religion

Convicted polygamist and child rapist Warren Jeffs is apparently comatose and may be nearing the end of his life. A source close to ABC News said t...

Warren Jeffs Reportedly In Coma, May Not Survive

ABC News | KATIE KINDELAN and KAITLYN FOLMER (@ABCKaitlyn) | Posted 10.29.2011 | Religion

Warren Jeffs, the polygamous sect leader and convicted child rapist, is in a coma and may not survive, a source close to Jeffs tells ABC News....

Polygamist Leader Stopped Eating After Conviction

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 10.29.2011 | Crime

HOUSTON — Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was hospitalized Monday in a medically induced coma in critical condition after fasting in the wee...