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Orphans of Polygamy

September 9, 2007

Yes, in our very own US of A there are orphans of polygamy, a product of a cult of a cult. A spin off of the Mormon, Latter Day Saints of Jesus Christ, this fundamentalist cult in Utah prescribes fear of the world as a way of life–no DVDs, internet, short-sleeve shirts, or mainstream education.

Moreover, men are required to have three wives for eternal salvation (convenient), which results in regular expulsion of teenage boys and retention of girls. Only recently did government officials realize that there have been hundreds of boys orphaned by this sect. But steps are being taken to get the boys into homes.

Read the article and weep.

One Comment leave one →
  1. September 9, 2007 10:30 pm

    That is absolutely heart breaking/infuriating.

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