Sect Leader Is Convicted as an Accomplice to Rape – New York Times

‘This post is a follow up to my earlier post Fundamentalist Population Control: Polygamy and Mathematic

The self-proclaimed prophet of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints, Warren Jeffs, has been found guilty in a rather interesting verdict. He was found guilty of being an accomplice to rape. Not polygamy related charges – the FLDS promotes polygamy, which is illegal even in Utahl not incest related charges – the woman in the case was forced to marry and have sex with her cousin (Jepps is awaiting trial on incest related charges in another case. Continue reading