Warren Jeffs Going on Trial in Texas

(KCPW News) More than three years have passed since the Yearning for Zion Ranch in Texas was raided, bringing massive international attention to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Now the church will be getting more attention as its leader, Warren Jeffs, goes on trial for charges he’s facing in that state. Lindsay Whitehurst, polygamy beat reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune, is about to head to West Texas to cover that trial. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson asked her what charges Jeffs is facing.


The Tribune will have extensive coverage of the upcoming Jeffs trial on Sunday, in print and online at SLTrib.com.

  1. Daniel Haszard

    Please examine the Jehovah’s Witnesses who go door to door and come on our property.

    Jehovah’s Witnesses pedophiles.
    Many court documents and news events prove that Jehovah’s Witnesses require two witnesses when a child comes forward with allegations of molestation within the congregation. Such allegations have customarily been treated as sins instead of crimes and are only reported to authorities when it is required to do so by law, (which varies by state). It has also been shown that child molesters within the organization usually have not been identified to the congregation members or the public at large.
    These people engage in a door to door ministry, possibly exposing children to pedophiles.
    Although the Watchtower Bible Tract Society claims that known pedophiles are accompanied by a non-pedophile in such work, there is no law stating that such a practice must be followed.
    The Watchtower corporation has paid out millions in settlement money already.

    Danny Haszard abuse victim