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Polygamy in Arizona








New Times staff writer John Dougherty spent months examining the secretive, isolated polygamist Mormon communities that straddle the Arizona-Utah border north of the Grand Canyon. He found a culture of sexual abuse and psychological torment as well as the unlawful expenditure of millions of dollars in public money. And it's all been going on with little attempt by the state to help the residents or put an end to the fraud.

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  1. Persecution Complex
    Feature
    Prophet Warren Jeffs' conviction won't stop underage marriages among his followers, much less end polygamy
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  2. It Practices What They Preach
    Dougherty
    Cast into the spotlight by fugitive polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs, the mainstream Mormon Church's trying to distance itself from its infamous cousin
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  3. Authorities Swarm Polygamists
    Dougherty
    State and federal law enforcement launches a multifaceted campaign against fugitive fundamentalist Mormon Prophet Warren Jeffs and his followers
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  4. Rogue Cops
    Dougherty
    The police force in Polygamyland helps fugitive Prophet Warren Jeffs and his cult break the law
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  5. FBI Raids Polygs
    News
    Federal agents descend on fugitive polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs' followers with 66 subpoenas. Five were served.
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  6. Forbidden Fruit
    Feature
    Inbreeding among polygamists along the Arizona-Utah border is producing a caste of severely retarded and deformed children
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  7. Plundering the Faithful
    Feature
    Polygamists continue to pipe big money to their fugitive prophet as their towns face financial ruin
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  8. Crash Course
    News
    Fundamentalist Mormons lose control of Colorado City's school district, as a criminal investigation continues
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  9. Wanted: Armed and Dangerous
    Feature
    As the FBI chases polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs, work continues 24/7 on his religion's foreboding new Texas capital
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  10. Under Siege
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    Polygamists are barricading their homes in the midst of mounting legal assaults by authorities
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madelinemindy
madelinemindy

Go Edgar!! Love your posts, TRAVIS was murdered and LDS church knows more about it then Jodi Arias. We are covered in a FOG of HATE. That's what they want. So, we are blinded by hate, we can't see. 

Peace AZ! -We The People are watching all off you.

CT

edgarlongenecker
edgarlongenecker

   And, yet, the crook, DA, panders to, the,  Mormons'   blood oath, blood atonement, killing, of, Travis Alexander, by, the fraudulent, prosecution, of, Jodi, Arias...  working, both sides of the street; just like any other, conniving, lizard at law...  Read "The God Makers," for, the exacting, suicide; "solemn rituals,"  of, Anderson, and, Alexander...   Edgaer...

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