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Attorney For Fugitive Polygamist Suggests Client Was Raptured

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 09.01.2016 | Crime

A fugitive leader of a polygamist church who disappeared while under house arrest last month may have “experienced the miracle of rapture,” his at...

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

Courthouse News | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.14.2017 | 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...

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...

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."

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...

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...

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.

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

Sam Brower | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home
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.

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....

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."

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.

We Can Self-Publish Books, Why Not More Films?

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bryan Young

Some might argue that it's impossible to self-distribute a film like that without a personality like Kevin Smith behind it, but those saying that would be wrong.

Film Review: Sons of Perdition

Joseph Smigelski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joseph Smigelski

I hope Sons of Perdition is given wide distribution because directors Tyler Measom and Jennilyn Merten have done a great service to all Americans by making this documentary.

Why Sex Scandals Matter

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Politicians like David Vitter, Eliot Spitzer, Larry Craig, John Ensign and cultural icons like Tiger Woods, Sandra Bullock, and Bruce Springsteen just don't follow the scripts the rest of us are taught.

Let's Talk About Crime -- Not Run From It

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

If we don't try to understand and deal with the dark side of life it will come back to haunt us.