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Legal Spotlight: Polygamy
Warren Jeffs
Warren Jeffs
The arrest of polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs in 2006 thrust the practices of his followers in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) into the media spotlight. But Jeffs, who was found guilty of being an accomplice to rape for his arranging "spiritual marriages" between underage girls and older men, is not the first polygamist to garner nationwide attention for his controversial beliefs.
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