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America's largest and most -secluded polygamist colony will be showcased in a new four-hour tour, organizers say. The tour will offer accounts from guides who had lived in The Creek, the historic name for the community on the Utah-Arizona border that is home to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. The tour's promotional literature promises answers to questions from the curious: Why the prairie dresses and long braids? No makeup?...
Utah should do more to clamp down on polygamy, a New York law professor said in a debate with a member of the Utah attorney general's office.
By Ben Winslow Deseret News The Fundamentalist LDS Church has filed a federal lawsuit challenging court-ordered reform efforts to its real-estate arm. The lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S.
By Ben Winslow Deseret News More children are being dropped from the nation's biggest custody case, which involves the Fundamentalist LDS Church. On Tuesday, Texas Child Protective Services filed to "nonsuit" four more children taken into state custody in the raid on the YFZ Ranch.
By Ben Winslow Deseret News Prosecutors in Utah are beginning to get a glimpse of some of the massive amounts of evidence seized by law enforcement during the raid on the Fundamentalist LDS Church's YFZ Ranch in Texas.
By Ben Winslow Deseret News After years of silence, members of the Fundamentalist LDS Church are challenging the man appointed by the courts to oversee the polygamous sect's real estate holdings arm.
By Terri Langford, Houston Chronicle Jul. 22--ELDORADO -- Female members of the polygamist sect are refusing to answer questions before a grand jury in West Texas meeting this morning to consider criminal child abuse charges against the group.
By Terri Langford, Houston Chronicle Jul. 22--ELDORADO -- Grand jurors will meet this morning in a small West Texas town to consider whether to indict members of the nation's largest polygamist group for their role in arranging underage marriages.
A Utah judge has rejected a request to stop preparations to evict hundreds of residents from two polygamous communities on the Utah-Arizona border.
By Brooke Adams, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 16--The United Effort Plan Trust was officially organized in 1942 by a fundamentalist Mormon group known at the time as The Work -- now the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.