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Polygamists

Raymond Jessop, Texas Polygamist Sect Member, Guilty Of Sex Assault

AP | MICHELLE ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ELDORADO, Texas — The first polygamist sect member to face criminal trial following last year's raid at the Yearning For Zion Ranch in West Texa...

Omnigamy, anyone?

Jane Minogue | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Minogue

Stop debating whether or not gay marriage will open the door to polygamy and bestiality, and understand that marriage is an ever-changing arrangement to meet individual, social, cultural, and religious needs.

Black Hebrew Polygamists Begin To Gain Acceptance In Israel

GlobalPost | Stephanie Rice | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Stephanie Rice DIMONA, Israel -- As a young African-American man in late 1970s Chicago, Atur Yirmeyahu was contemplating the fairly standard dile...

Marriage, Polygamy and Gays

Patricia Nell Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia Nell Warren

The fact is, not one but three different factions want to get polygamy legalized. Each is basing its claim to religious freedom on its sacred book.

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?

Polygamist Sect's Children Must Be Returned To Mothers, Texas Supreme Court Rules

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court decision which said the state had overstepped its authority when it removed about 460 childre...

Officials probing possible abuse of boys in polygamous sect

AP | MICHELLE ROBERTS and APRIL CASTRO | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

SAN ANTONIO — Authorities investigating whether teen girls in a polygamist sect were forced into underage marriages and sex said they are also l...

31 of 53 teen girls at FLDS ranch are pregnant or had baby

AP | MICHELLE ROBERTS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

SAN ANTONIO — More than half the teenage girls taken from a polygamist compound in west Texas have children or are pregnant, state officials sai...

Polygamist 911 Calls Linked To Colorado Woman With History Of False Sexual Abuse Claims

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The massive raids on the polygamist ranch in West Texas were sparked by phone calls from a teenage girl in the compound who said she had been sexually...

Polygamist Sects: How They Avoid Inbreeding Problems

msnbc.com | Dan Childs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

To geneticists, the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) community, based in West Texas, might look a bit like...

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 Ranch Women Give Today Show Interview, Deny Sexual Abuse Claims

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Three of the mothers of hundreds of children who were removed from a polygamist compound in West Texas appeared on the Today Show this morning to disc...

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. ...

Man Arrested In Polygamy Compound Raid

AP | MICHELLE ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ELDORADO, Texas — More than 400 children, mostly girls in pioneer dresses, were swept into state custody from a polygamist sect in what authorit...