Yearning for Zion

With God On Their Side

Jan 21, 2013 By Katy Vine

The child custody battle between the State of Texas and a fundamentalist Mormon sect prompted many people to wonder how 437 kids could have been ripped away from their parents. When the criminal trials of a dozen sect members got under way this month, the question became, Was it really safe to send them home?

Fundamental Arguments

Jan 20, 2013 By Katy Vine

On October 26, the first FLDS criminal trial in Texas begins. What legal strategies remain for the defense?