Ruth Stubbs

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    September 21, 2011

    Warren Jeffs and Polygamist Henchmen Subject of Fine New Book

    We remember Debra Weyermann from our long-ago days trolling for stories for the Sierra Vista and Bibsee dailies down at the Mexican border. She was known as "D" in those days when she covered the courts for the Arizona Daily Star, and did a bang-up job.   Kick-ass book by veteran journal ... More >>

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    September 22, 2005

    Under Siege

    Polygamists are barricading their homes in the midst of mounting legal assaults by authorities

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    December 25, 2003

    Double Exposure

    Arizona's finally followed Utah's lead and launched serious action to stop abuses by polygamists

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    August 21, 2003

    Utah Targets Polyg Prophet

    While Arizona authorities languish, the Utah Attorney General's Office focuses on the leader of the fundamentalist Mormon Church

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    August 7, 2003

    Eyes Wide Shut

    From Governor Janet Napolitano down, Arizona authorities have protected polygamous sexual predators with their indifference

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    July 10, 2003

    Profits of Polygamy

    Arizona launches a probe into alleged improper spending by the Colorado City school district

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    March 20, 2003

    Fornicating for God

    As the case of a snatched Mormon girl from Salt Lake City unfolds, polygamists along the Arizona-Utah border face legal scrutiny

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    March 13, 2003

    Bound by Fear: Polygamy in Arizona

    For decades the state has let a feudal colony of fundamentalist Mormons force underage girls into illegal polygamous marriages

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    October 24, 2002

    Polygamy Puzzle

    Furor over mysterious memo masks difficulties in prosecuting illegal acts