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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.
A Texas sheriff was Wednesday arranging the surrender of three members of a polygamist sect who were indicted on child-abuse and bigamy charges. The three were named in five indictments announced Tuesday in the ongoing investigation into the Utah-based Fundamentalist LDS Church. "The three...
By Ben Winslow Deseret News Recent bigamy indictments handed down by a Texas grand jury could be the seeds for a case that could eventually find itself before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the ban on polygamy, a lawyer for the Fundamentalist LDS Church said.
Texas authoroties could charge as many as 50 members of a breakaway Mormon group with bigamy, a Utah newspaper reported Tuesday. The Deseret Morning News said Texas Rangers are investigating 20 alleged cases of sexual assault involving the Fundamentalist Church of the Latter-Day Saints.
By Ben Winslow Deseret News Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard may go to court to get evidence seized from the Fundamentalist LDS Church's YFZ Ranch shared with states conducting investigations into alleged crimes within the polygamous sect.
By Ben Winslow Deseret News In the face of the controversial topic of polygamy, an advocacy group is trying to build bridges between two worlds that inherently distrust each other.
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