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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. Utah Targets Polyg Prophet
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    While Arizona authorities languish, the Utah Attorney General's Office focuses on the leader of the fundamentalist Mormon Church
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  2. Eyes Wide Shut
    Feature
    From Governor Janet Napolitano down, Arizona authorities have protected polygamous sexual predators with their indifference
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  3. Dirty Tricks
    News
    A call to an ex-gubernatorial candidate's campaign cell phone is linked to forged documents used to slam Napolitano and Salmon.
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  4. Profits of Polygamy
    News
    Arizona launches a probe into alleged improper spending by the Colorado City school district
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  5. House Rules
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    A surprising settlement in a Mormon case
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  6. Members Only
    News
    Church leaders want ousted members out of their home
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  7. Polygamists Probed
    News
    The Utah AG's office vows aggressive prosecution of fundamentalist Mormons who "marry" young girls
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  8. Polygamy in Arizona: The Wages of Sin
    Feature
    Arizona polygamist leaders are using public funds to support religious schools and line their own pockets. The state's done nothing to stop them.
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  9. Fornicating for God
    News
    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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  10. Bound by Fear: Polygamy in Arizona
    Feature
    For decades the state has let a feudal colony of fundamentalist Mormons force underage girls into illegal polygamous marriages
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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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