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Texas out to seize Warren Jeffs' polygamist ranch

Texas wants ownership of Warren Jeffs' massive polygamist ranch where prosecutors say the convicted sect leader and his followers sexually assaulted dozens of children, the state attorney general's office said Wednesday....


Rick Santorum jeered after comparing gay marriage to polygamy

Rick Santorum

Those skeptical of whether Rick Santorum has what it takes to win a general-election contest this fall have focused on, among other things, his drumbeating on social issues in a year when Republican strategists believe hitting President Obama on the economy is the way to win the White House.


Warren Jeffs gets life in prison

Warren Jeffs gets life in prison

US polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting two underage followers he took as brides.


Polygamist heard on tape training girls for sex

Softly telling five girls to "set aside all your inhibitions," convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs was heard Monday giving his child brides instructions on how to please him sexually.


Polygamist leader's records helped get convictions

As a prophet of his polygamist sect, Warren Jeffs documented everything he did, keeping track of every marriage he performed, every young woman he wed, and even recording his intimate moments....


Utah court reverses polygamist leader convictions

Utah court reverses polygamist leader convictions

The Utah Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed the convictions of polygamist leader Warren Jeffs and ordered a new trial. Jeffs, 54, was convicted by a southern Utah jury in 2007 of two counts of first-degree felony rape as an accomplice for his role in the 2001 nuptials of Elissa Wall, then 14, to her 19-year-old cousin, Allen Steed.


TV Review: HBO's 'Big Love' - Season Four premiere

HitFix reviews the Season Four premiere of HBO's Big Love.


Polygamist guilty in sex assault

A polygamist sect member arrested following last year's raid of a west Texas ranch was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting an underage girl with whom he had entered into a "spiritual" marriage, the state's attorney general said.


New Hampshire Senate passes gay-marriage bill

New Hampshire Senate passes gay-marriage bill

New Hampshire's Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would legalize same-sex marriage after an amendment was added that prohibits polygamy and marriage of family members, among other measures.


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