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Polygamist sect trial a rare event in Texas town


Thank you, Info-Sect.  I read this on the web on Saturday but could not get the article copied and pasted into my email.  As Americans watch Canada dealing with the issue of polygamy; likewise, Canadians are watching America—especially Texas where I still say they did it right!  The Eldorado Success newspaper has a chronology of the events surrounding the building of the Yearning for Zion Ranch, the child welfare raid, etc.

The Triple AP based in Texas also is keeping abreast of the particulars of this case.


Polygamist sect trial a rare event in Texas town By MICHELLE ROBERTS (AP)

October 24, 2009

SAN ANGELO, Texas — The first jury trial in more than a decade in the sleepy West Texas town of Eldorado involves an alleged polygamist and an accusation of sexual assault of an underage bride, a far cry from the occasional drunken driving cases that normally occupy the Schleicher County court system.  COMPLETE ARTICLE HERE


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