April 2008

The overnight media reports are beginning to bring into focus some very troubling aspects of Texas’ case against the FLDS mothers and fathers.  First, of course have to the be the reports that a 33 year old woman in Colorado Springs has been arrested for making prank telephone calls to police about false abuse claims. (more…)

(Photo by Eric Gay AP)

The Salt Lake Tribune is reporting these facts from the hearing: (more…)

At least that is the theory.  The FLDS community had no chance of withstanding Texas’ military style onslaught of its community almost two weeks ago–and to their credit they cooperated with Texas’ authorities, thereby avoiding bloodshed; however, now the law is supposed to level the playing field and allow the FLDS mothers and fathers the same ability as Texas to make their case in a court of law, rather than at the barrel of an automatic weapon or riding on an armored personnel carrier.  We will see how that plays out today. (more…)

This post is my response to my fellow Mormon blogger, Clark’s post over at The Millennial Star.  I originally was just going to respond in the comments; however, my comment grew to an entire post sized response, hence my response here. (more…)

Peggy Fletcher Stack, of the Salt Lake Tribune, who wrote today’s article, has indicated that she, and I assume she also means the Salt Lake Tribune are trying to find out if any LDS Mormon families in Texas have volunteered to be foster parents to the FLDS children.   She asked me to post this question on the blog.  You can contact Peggy at pstack at sltrib.com.  Or, you can contact me at guy.murray at gmail.com.  

The Lies Of Texas Are Upon Us

Photo By Trent Nelson

The heartache and atrocities in Texas continue.  From the Deseret News, another heart wrenching account by the abused FLDS mothers.  I am simply dumb founded at what passes for justice, or even compassion in West Texas.  (more…)

Photo By Trent Nelson

The Salt Lake Tribune and KSL news are now reporting that Texas authorities have forced the FLDS mothers and children who were together since the raid last week, involuntarily apart.  KSL reports that the Texas CPS authorities apparently lied to the mothers and children claiming they would simply be moved to another shelter.  Rather, they dropped the mothers back at the FLDS ranch, and they are now separated from their children: (more…)

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