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  • 23 Nov 2017
    Rachel Jeffs on life after polygamy and why she testified against the Blackmores
    All I can do is wish Rachel Jeffs the very best success with the rest of her life. If Trudeau is serious about building affordable housing, he should look at victims of cults like Rachel and her young family. Attempting to get funding for these victims in Canada turned out...
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  • 06 Nov 2017
    Blackmore’s Constitutional Challenge Hearing to start November 7th–Bramham
    Daphne Bramham: Court to hear polygamist Winston Blackmore’s constitutional challenge Vancouver Sun DAPHNE BRAMHAM November 5, 2017 In 2011, the B.C. Supreme Court ruled that Canada’s anti-polygamy law was valid and “demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society.” But Canada’s best-known polygamist Winston Blackmore — a man with at...
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  • 23 Oct 2017
    Historian digs into the hidden world of Mormon finances
    The real irony lies in the last paragraph. Most Mormons cannot AFFORD to shop at a luxury mall built with their tithing donations! NM Historian digs into the hidden world of Mormon finances, shows how church went from losing money to making money — lots of it Salt Lake Tribune...
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  • 23 Oct 2017
    Sister Wives sex scandal bru-ha-ha!
    Sex abuse allegations have rocked the polygamous church of ‘Sister Wives,’ causing rift from Utah to Montana Some dissidents are worshipping in the new ‘Second Ward.’ Salt Lake Tribune By Nate Carlisle October 21, 2017 Pinesdale, Mont. • Kimberly Herbert wondered if she would be allowed to marry in the...
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  • 16 Oct 2017
    Records reveal how Mormons use U.S. contributions to further work overseas
    Just before I left this horrible cult (yes, I can call it a cult because I believe it is one!!) I asked where did all that money go? the book “The Mormon Corporate Empire” came out at the time I left and divorced out. At that time $12.5 M per...
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  • 09 Oct 2017
    “Prophet” Fred King out of jail
    Yes, I believe Carol Christie may be correct when she says he’ll take up where he left off because he still has followers. For the many, many years I’ve studied cult mentality; and, was a member of the largest cult in the world (now considered a “religion”); I still do...
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  • 28 Sep 2017
    FLDS use of child labor crops up under a company using a new name
    Company with ties to polygamous church is again accused of using child labor — this time under a different name Also, a judge has ordered the FLDS to no longer violate labor laws. Sep 26, 2017 Salt Lake Tribune By Nate Carlisle The U.S. Department of Labor says a Utah...
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  • 20 Sep 2017
    Emily Ruth Gail Blackmore out of jail pending appeal
    We are expecting the polygamy issue to climb all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada. NM B.C. mother who gave teen to polygamist rapist out of jail pending appeal Vancouver Sun DAPHNE BRAMHAM September 19, 2017 The Bountiful mother who delivered her 13-year-old daughter into the hands of...
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  • 15 Sep 2017
    Fred King out of Prison after one year of his 18-mo sentence!
    My heart goes out to Carol Christie and all the victims of King’s cult which was a spin off of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, a church started by Joseph Smith’s widow after she refused to acknowledge Brigham Young and stayed behind with her sons when...
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  • 15 Sep 2017
    FLDS Children born in secrecy given birth certificates via judge’s orders
    We appreciate Nate Carlisle who keeps us informed on the FLDS happenings in the U.S. NM Judge orders birth certificates issued to children born secretly on polygamous compound in South Dakota Salt Lake Tribune September 14, 2017 By Nate Carlisle Holladay • After hanging up from the conference call with...
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  • 14 Sep 2017
    Emily Gail Crossfield Blackmore files appeal for seven month prison sentence for trafficking her 13-year-old daughter down to marry Warren Jeffs
    Will this diatribe of these people who believe they are above the law ever end? NM Appeal filed in B.C. child-bride case by member of polygamous sect CTV News The Canadian Press Wednesday, September 13, 2017 CRANBROOK, B.C. — A British Columbia woman wants her conviction overturned after she was...
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  • 06 Sep 2017
    Fumarase Deficiency Disorder explained in BBC news
    The Mormons must know their genealogy because if a person from the Jessop line marries a person from the Barlow line, there is a greater risk of having a baby with fumarase deficiency! Also, this research article shows the split that happened with the Mormons when the Salt Lake church...
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  • 06 Sep 2017
    Explaining Mormon Polygamy by Joanna Brooks
    What Ms. Brooks, who is a Mormon, does not address is that Mormonism is a culture of exclusion where its members use methods of narcissistic triangulation to keep control of its members. The “correlation” program of the Mormon church has done more harm that good since its inception in the...
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  • 06 Sep 2017
    Elissa Wall is finally compensated for the rape she endured orchastrated by Warren Jeffs
    Although Warren Jeffs is in prison in Texas for life plus twenty years, the long arm of the law can still reach him. It is very gratifying to see Elissa Wall get legal compensation for the crime perpetrated on her by Warren Jeffs. Her book Stolen Innocence sold thousands of...
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  • 26 Aug 2017
    Court record of Winston Blackmore & James Oler’s judgement of each being found guilty of practicing polygamy
    Did Supreme Court Justice Dev Dley read over this court record at all before s/he said Winston Blackmore could go across international borders to officiate at a funeral of a fellow polygamist? NM http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/sc/17/12/2017BCSC1288.htm...
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  • 26 Aug 2017
    Winston Blackmore found guilty of polygamy, but judge says he can go to U.S. if RCMP says it’s okay
    I am posting this for a second time because I said in my previous post of this article “convicted felon Winston Blackmore”–well, I guess in Canada when you are found guilty you are not “convicted” until you are sentenced to prison. So, I am correcting my mistake. In many States,...
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  • 25 Aug 2017
    Winston Blackmore found guilty of practicing polygamy allowed to go to the U.S.!! RIDICULOUS!!
    So, is the judge who is allowing this Mormon?? Makes you wonder! We can only hope the RCMP say NO or the U.S. border guards do not allow him in? NM Winston Blackmore gets pass to travel to U.S. for fellow polygamist’s funeral VANCOUVER SUN DAPHNE BRAMHAM August 25, 2017...
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  • 16 Aug 2017
    My response to Ed Kociela in the St. George News re impact of sentences of Brandon Blackmore and Emily Gail Crossfield Blackmore
    https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2017/08/14/letter-to-the-editor-canadas-laws-are-different-flds-sentence-will-have-an-impact/#.WZR8IrpFzIU...
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  • 14 Aug 2017
    Sentencing document of Brandon Blackmore and Emily Gail Crossfield Blackmore
    Justice Pearlman has a very soft voice so it was difficult to hear him especially with the FLDS coming and going from the small court room. They do not know court decorum. In a regular court it is okay to come and go quietly. In a supreme court setting, once...
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  • 13 Aug 2017
    August 12th article in Vancouver Sun by Canadian Press
    I’m posting them as I receive them. Although they essentially say the same thing. NM Judge sends message with sentences in child-bride case...
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  • 13 Aug 2017
    Ed Kociela of St. George UT does not think justice was served
    Ed Kociela always writes with passion about polygamy and while he is printed the paper always writes a disclaimer–so who are the Mormons on the Board?? https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2017/08/12/on-the-edge-was-justice-served-in-canadian-polygamy-case/#.WZBe4lV97xk...
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  • 13 Aug 2017
    Former Fundamentalist Mormon fights to free his kids: Daphne Bramham
    This came out while we were traveling this past week. Get a cup of coffee, folks, this will blow your mind away. The sad part is, Jeffs’ followers believe every word. NM http://www.edmontonjournal.com/opinion/columnists/daphne+bramham+former+fundamentalist+mormon+fights/14121035/story.html...
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  • 12 Aug 2017
    Vancouver Sun article on child trafficking sentencing
    Daphne Bramham: Bountiful parents jailed for trafficking 13-year-old...
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  • 12 Aug 2017
    Brandon Blackmore, 12 months, Emily Gail Crossfield Blackmore, 7 months INCARCERATION + PROBATION
    https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/08/11/former-bc-couple-sentenced-to-jail-for-taking-girl-13-into-us-to-marry-polygamous-sect-leader.html...
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  • 02 Aug 2017
    Brandon Blackmore & Emily Crossfield convicted on Sec. 273.3 Criminal Code of Canada
    https://www.canlii.org/en/bc/bcsc/doc/2017/2017bcsc192/2017bcsc192.html?searchUrlHash=AAAAAQARQnJhbmRvbiBCbGFja21vcmUAAAAAAQ&resultIndex=1 I’m really looking forward to the sentencing of this pair! Under this section, they can get up to five years. NM...
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  • 30 Jul 2017
    Two op-eds in the Toronto Star July 29–SPC is the second
    https://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2017/07/29/religious-freedom-never-trumps-human-rights.html...
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  • 28 Jul 2017
    Making martyrs out of polygamists–Daphne Bramham
    This is the first time I have ever seen Daphne Bramham play the true devil’s advocate in her reporting about polygamy. No journalist in Canada has accomplished more research on polygamy than Daphne. Why she would even use the term “martyr” is beyond me. All Mormons of every stripe lean...
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  • 28 Jul 2017
    More reaction to Winston Blackmore polygamy verdict–Nate Carlisle, Salt Lake Tribune
    The “research” that Angela Campbell did on Bountiful was admitted into evidence at the Polygamy Reference trial of 2010 as was all other research, but Prof. Campbell’s investigation into Bountiful was shown to be slanted toward one particular leader and she was allowed to talk only to those women this...
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  • 27 Jul 2017
    Article in Cranbrook Daily Townsman by Trevor Crawley
    Winston Blackmore just doesn’t get it. He does not have to “deny” his faith. He just has to stop breaking the law. This is not a “religious” fight, it is a legal one with human rights implications. The sooner he has to sit in a jail cell, the better. This...
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  • 26 Jul 2017
    Court ruling convicting Winston Blackmore and James Oler of polygamy
    My sincere thanks to Special Prosecutor Peter Wilson for this! NM http://canlii.ca/t/h50wb...
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  • 26 Jul 2017
    From the Salt Lake Tribune–“convicted Canadian polygamists did nothing wrong”–supporters
    http://www.sltrib.com/home/5549269-155/families-supporters-of-convicted-canadian-polygamists...
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  • 26 Jul 2017
    A fascinating recent study on fumarase disease caused by polygamy (inter-marriage)
    • Genetics The polygamous town facing genetic disaster In a remote region of the US, a town is struggling with a chilling health crisis caused by a recessive gene. The reason? Here, polygamy is still practised. BBC News By Zaria Gorvett 26 July 2017 “We are to gird up our...
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  • 25 Jul 2017
    Daphne Bramham: Blackmore welcomes guilty verdict
    Daphne Bramham: Blackmore welcomes guilty verdict in polygamy case...
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  • 24 Jul 2017
    Canadian Press: Former bishops guilty of polygamy in Bountiful
    I now feel like I can exhale! There have been so many, many players involved in the building of this case over the years. I thank all of you from the bottom of my heart. NM Former bishops guilty of polygamy in Bountiful NATIONAL POST THE CANADIAN PRESS July 24,...
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  • 24 Jul 2017
    WINSTON BLACKMORE GUILTY OF POLYGAMY!
    I am overcome with emotion and joy! NM http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/winston-blackmore-guilty-of-polygamy-involving-isolated-b-c-sect-1.3515305...
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  • 24 Jul 2017
    Daphne Bramham: Bountiful’s victims deserve compensation
    I could not agree more, Daphne, but will these child victims (many more than just the three referenced in your article) be given the same status as Omar Khadar in that they were taken out of the country in which they were born to another country to be married to...
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  • 22 Jul 2017
    Daphne Bramham: Even guilty verdicts in polygamy trial unlikely to end Bountiful saga
    Daphne Bramham: Even guilty verdicts in polygamy trial unlikely to end Bountiful saga Vancouver Sun DAPHNE BRAMHAM July 21, 2017 On Monday, two former bishops of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will hear the verdict in their polygamy trial, Canada’s first such trial since 1906....
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  • 05 Jun 2017
    Mainstream LDS making their presence known in St. George, UT
    The saddest story I ever heard from Debbie Palmer was when she first left Bountiful in 1988, mainstream Mormon women latched onto her trying to convince her that their “prophet” and “church” was the only “true” religion. They go after the vulnerable any way they can. In the 70s and...
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  • 01 Jun 2017
    Brigham Young and the Defense of Mormon Polygamy
    Yes, BUT–the LDS mainstream church will not come forward with any deposition when offshoot polygamous Mormon groups are put on trial. Their statements regarding these groups are, “They are not Mormons!” A closed-forever church living in a plastic bubble! NM PETER FEUERHERD JUNE 1, 2017 BRIGHAM YOUNG AND THE DEFENSE...
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  • 17 May 2017
    Winston Blackmore & James Oler to hear judge’s verdict on July 24
    How ironic? I wonder if this judge knows that in 1847, Brigham Young and his followers entered the Salt Lake Valley on July 24. There are still annual celebrations around this event. NM Verdict date set for B.C. polygamy trial May 16, 2017 Global News By Staff The Canadian Press...
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  • 08 May 2017
    B.C. Polygamy Trial Wraps Up–Judge to let us know when she will render her decision
    B.C. polygamy trial wraps up with Crown rebuttal of defence arguments...
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  • 04 May 2017
    Charter Challenge must be delayed until verdict is reached–common sense has prevailed!
    Charter notice delayed till end of polygamy trial Prosecution closes case, wraps up closing arguments in polygamy trial. Cranbrook Townsman TREVOR CRAWLEY Wed May 3rd, 2017 A judge has banished a notice of application that would launch a charter challenge in the trial of two fundamentalist Mormon leaders charged with...
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  • 28 Apr 2017
    Bramham: Polygamy trial now to include a constitutional challenge of the law
    Does Blair Suffredine think he is going to single-handedly overturn all the work of the Reference Trial? NM Polygamy trial now to include a constitutional challenge of the law Vancouver Sun DAPHNE BRAMHAM April 27, 2017 CRANBROOK, B.C. – Two weeks into the polygamy trial of fundamentalist Mormon leaders, Winston...
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  • 26 Apr 2017
    Bramham: Why wasn’t Winston Blackmore charged with child exploitation?
    I’m guessing these charges will come later? But, given the snail’s pace the gov’t has taken to get this far, who knows? NM Daphne Bramham: Two child brides gave birth at 16. So why wasn’t Blackmore charged with sexual exploitation? National Post DAPHNE BRAMHAM, POSTMEDIA NEWS | April 25, 2017...
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  • 25 Apr 2017
    Will Jane Blackmore put the real truth about the age of WB’s under-aged wives before the court?
    Winston Blackmore denied to police that he married a 15-year-old, court hears Vancouver Sun DAPHNE BRAMHAM April 24, 2017 CRANBROOK — Winston Blackmore was front and centre Monday at a trial where he stands accused of one count of polygamy along with co-defendant James Oler. Both men are former bishops...
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  • 21 Apr 2017
    bramham: b.c. polygamy trial does not include a challenge to the law’s validity
    B.C. polygamy trial does not include a challenge to the law’s validity Vancouver Sun DAPHNE BRAMHAM April 20, 2017 CRANBROOK, B.C. – The polygamy trial of two Mormon fundamentalist leaders is unusual. But the issues and evidence raised have nothing to do with whether the centuries’ old law is valid....
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  • 20 Apr 2017
    Toronto Star Article on polygamy trial
    https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/04/19/mormon-expert-testifies-at-bc-trial-of-accused-polygamists-blackmore-and-oler.html...
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  • 18 Apr 2017
    Not Guilty pleas entered
    Of course! Would we expect anything else? Not guilty pleas entered for two accused men in B.C. polygamy trial CRANBROOK, B.C. — The leader of a fundamentalist sect that condones plural marriage remained silent as a long-awaited trial of two men on polygamy charges began Tuesday in British Columbia. Sudbury.com...
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  • 18 Apr 2017
    POLYGAMY TRIAL BEGINS TODAY
    The top five news stories listed on CBC to watch today had the polygamy trial as second. The details of this high profile trial will be broadcast around the world. It is 29 years since Debbie Palmer first stepped out into the public and talked about her experiences in Bountiful;...
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  • 17 Apr 2017
    First Polygamy Trial to begin in Canada Tuesday, April 18th, in Cranbrook, B.C.
    Daphne Bramham: Canadian polygamy law on trial for the first time in 127 years Vancouver Sun DAPHNE BRAMHAM April 16, 2017 It’s almost certainly going to come down to a battle over religious freedom when Canada’s 127-year-old polygamy law is tried for the first time in Canadian history. Canada’s best-known...
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  • 04 Apr 2017
    Mormon General Conference Speakers Call for more baptisms of the dead
    Twice a year, the upper-ups of the Mormon church, those who are paid six-figure salaries plus given homes and vehicles and all living expenses out of the tithing offerings of the minions who sacrifice “all they have for the upbuilding of the church” (I know it isn’t a word but...
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  • 29 Mar 2017
    Utah Polygamy Bill signed into law
    Herbert signs polygamy bill into Utah law By NATE CARLISLE | The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 28 2017 Law » Felony status continues; penalties increased for fraud convictions. Gov. Gary Herbert on Tuesday signed a bill that keeps polygamy a felony in Utah and increases the penalties for polygamists convicted...
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  • 24 Mar 2017
    Can polygamy ever work?
    It is so very easy for someone outside this situation to say, “Why not just get out of it?” But, the reality is these women are thoroughly brainwashed into believing the are living “God’s plan” and must “endure to the end.” The situation is so very sickening, so very other-worldly,...
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  • 12 Mar 2017
    More about Mormons baptising for the dead!
    I have reached a stage in my life where I just plain feel very sorry for all the brainwashed people who belong to the Mormon church. The Book of Mormon is truly a fairy tale–a mythology attempting to explain where the American Natives came from! There is no archeological evidence...
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  • 10 Mar 2017
    Polygamy re-criminalized in Utah, but vote way too close!
    Polygamy is ‘re-criminalized’ in Utah in last-minute vote FOX 13 MARCH 10, 2017, BY BEN WINSLOW SALT LAKE CITY — In an extremely close vote, the Utah State Legislature passed a bill that effectively “re-criminalizes” polygamy in Utah. In the final minutes of the Utah State Legislature, the Senate voted...
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  • 02 Mar 2017
    LDS church drawn into polygamy debate
    The LDS church will NEVER get away from polygamy until it announces that it does not practice polygamy in its temples by proxy and that all proxy polygamous marriages that have been performed in its temple are null and void. Mormons believe they are God even in heaven. To a...
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  • 25 Feb 2017
    Notice that 25 lawmakers in Utah opposed this bill. Makes you wonder???
    House passes polygamy bill to strengthen punishments linked to child abuse, fraud, other crimes Deseret News By Katie McKellar@KatieMcKellar1 Feb. 23, 2017 SALT LAKE CITY — A bill that would strengthen penalties for bigamy whenever it’s tied to child abuse, fraud, domestic abuse, sexual abuse or certain other crimes passed...
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  • 17 Feb 2017
    LDS belief in eternal polygamy explained
    Grab a cup of coffee. It takes a few minutes for you to wrap this around your head. I was in shock when this doctrine was drilled into me. I was pregnant with twins and married to a dyed-in-the-wool-pioneer-stock Mormon man. Whenever I had doctrinal questions, he would remind me...
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  • 17 Feb 2017
    Book about murderous LeBaron Mormon polygamy cult to be released
    I had only one ex-member from this cult on my campaign network. This person was so terrified of being found out; and, subsequently murdered. It was so terrible. I knew the fear. After all, I had taken out “endowments” to have my life taken if I revealed anything that went...
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  • 16 Feb 2017
    James Oler aquittal being appealed
    Prosecutor appealing Oler acquittal • by Trevor Crawley – Cranbrook Daily Townsman • Feb 15, 2017 The Ministry of Justice is seeking an appeal of a recent acquittal for a Bountiful man charged with child trafficking offences. James Oler was recently acquitted from an alleged unlawful removal of a child...
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  • 14 Feb 2017
    Future of Bountiful in doubt
    Well, it’s about time! Even though James Oler slipped through on his latest trial re the charge of trafficking his under-aged daughter across international borders for sex, we still have hope that he and Winston Blackmore will be convicted on their polygamy charges. And, that the sentence for Brandon Blackmore...
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  • 12 Feb 2017
    Good God!!!
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/02/10/why-does-the-united-states-still-let-12-year-old-girls-get-married/?utm_term=.711c005af8ca&wpisrc=nl_most-draw8&wpmm=1...
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  • 11 Feb 2017
    Joe Darger, “We’re not going away!”
    ‘We’re not going away’: Polygamous groups march to Capitol to protest bill Deseret News By Ben Lockhart@benlockhart89 Feb. 10, 2017 SALT LAKE CITY — Joe Darger recalled the homage paid last month to the legacy of Martha Hughes Cannon, the Utah woman who was the first ever female U.S. senator....
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  • 08 Feb 2017
    Polygamy Bill passes House committee in Utah
    It was Attorney General Shurtleff who set the precedent that Utah would not prosecute polygamy alone! There are just too many polygamous ancestors of these law makers in Utah! And, they still practice polygamy by proxy in their temples, so what do you do? NM Polygamy bill passes House committee...
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  • 08 Feb 2017
    Article from United Kingdom on Canada’s notorious polygamy community
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4193480/Inside-Canadian-polygamist-community.html...
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  • 07 Feb 2017
    Will more charges be laid against polygamists who trafficed their under-aged daughters down to the U.S. for forced marriage to older men?
    I agree with Daphne Bramham, but we shall see! NM Daphne Bramham: Convictions pave the way for more charges in polygamous community of Bountiful Regina Leader-Post DAPHNE BRAMHAM, VANCOUVER SUN 02.06.2017 It is significant that after more than 60 years of rumours, members of the polygamous community in Bountiful, B.C....
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  • 04 Feb 2017
    Trial report from the Cranbrook Townsman
    Two of three people found guilty in B.C. child bride case By TREVOR CRAWLEY February 3, 2017 · 5:03 PM / JEFF MCINTOSH / The Canadian Press Two of three members charged with taking their underage children across the U.S. border to be married were found guilty in Cranbrook Supreme...
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  • 04 Feb 2017
    News coverage of Oler, Blackmore & Crossfield trial in Cranbrook
    Warren Jeffs Daily update ⋅ February 4, 2017 NEWS Divorced couple found guilty of bringing their 13-year-old daughter across the Canadian border to … Daily Mail Three young girls were taken to the United states to be who were married off to polygamist leader Warren Jeffs 13 years ago, and...
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  • 02 Feb 2017
    Utah polygamy news; and, Friday, Feb. 3, Cranbrook trial decision
    There is no news feed yet on the decision coming tomorrow in Cranbrook where James Oler, Emily Crossfield, and Brandon Blackmore were tried for trafficking an underage girl down to be married to Warren Jeffs (she was 13!). Of course, we hope they are found guilty and are given the...
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  • 29 Jan 2017
    Commentary on why Mormons leave LDS Church
    My own reasons for leaving that horrible church is a list so long it would fill a book. At the core, they are horrible, self-righteous, narcissistic people!! NM OPINION Do Mormons leave the Church because they ‘got offended’? January 27, 2017 Religion News Service By Jana Riess As many of...
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  • 23 Jan 2017
    U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear polygamy case!! HOORAY!!
    Polygamy remains a crime as U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear case from ‘Sister Wives’ By NATE CARLISLE | The Salt Lake Tribune January 23, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear arguments from the husband and four wives who star in the television show “Sister Wives,” letting...
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  • 12 Jan 2017
    What do LDS General Authorities make?
    All I can say is DAMN THEM TO HELL, ANYWAY! We lived in situation poverty to support that damned church. I hope to live long enough to see it crumble in onto itself! NM How much do top Mormon leaders make? Leaked pay stubs may surprise you. By PEGGY FLETCHER...
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  • 29 Dec 2016
    Article in English paper re polygamy and Winston Blackmore
    Although the trial for Winston Blackmore has yet to start, the rest of this article is a good historical read of what happened to Canadian FLDS girls trafficked to the States for under-aged marriage. NM http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4072314/The-hunt-Warren-Jeffs-lost-child-brides-Three-girls-married-Warren-Jeffs-aged-12-13-missing-12-years-later-polygamist-father-145-CHILDREN-goes-trial-arranging-ceremonies.html...
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  • 28 Dec 2016
    Utah asks U.S. Supreme Court to uphold polygamy ban in ‘Sister Wives’ appeal–fox13now.com
    Utah asks U.S. Supreme Court to uphold polygamy ban in ‘Sister Wives’ appeal DECEMBER 27, 2016, BY BEN WINSLOW fox13now.com SALT LAKE CITY — The state of Utah is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold its historic ban on polygamy, citing the ban on plural marriage as a condition...
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  • 09 Dec 2016
    So who says the kids will get the money? Ha! Ha!
    And will the State be setting up a trust for these exploited child laborers? I can just see the FLDS leaders salivating to get their hands on this money, probably using it to aid and abet Lyle Jeffs. NM Judge in Polygamous Child Labor Case Orders $200k Payment ABC News...
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  • 08 Dec 2016
    No evidence against Emily Blackmore???
    We need to look at what we do know about the “border crossing” south of Bountiful. There are places where these people simply walk across the border where there are no border guards. Laxity at crossings where there are guards has been paramount to putting blinders on horses–they simply looked...
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  • 07 Dec 2016
    Defense for Brandon Blackmore argues for his client
    Well, let’s just see how Justice Perlman regards this twist on “extraterritorial overreaching” in his decision on this case. When an FLDS leader claims a young woman/girl “belongs to him” it means for marriage and/or his sexual pleasure. NM Defense argues case against B.C. follower of polygamous sect is unproven...
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  • 06 Dec 2016
    Composite of articles on trial in Cranbrook from Google; and, CBC report
    Polygamous sect could have known girls were trafficked for sex, B.C. court hears MetroNews Canada Brandon and Gail Blackmore each face charges related to a 13-year-old girl who church records show in 2004 married Warren Jeffs, the … Blind obedience led in part to marriage of two underage kids: Crown...
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  • 05 Dec 2016
    More sex-related charges likely in polygamous B.C. community in Bountiful–Daphne Bramham
    I don’t think anyone needs to worry about the conviction of these three who are on trial for allegedly trafficking their daughters to the States for under-aged marriage to much older men. The evidence against them is overwhelming. And, hopefully, this is not the last trial due to the astounding...
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  • 03 Dec 2016
    Closing arguments for Bountiful trio begin on Monday
    Trial shines light on secretive FLDS community • by Trevor Crawley – Cranbrook Daily Townsman • Dec 1, 2016 • The trial for a trio of Bountiful members facing alleged child trafficking charges has been adjourned until closing arguments begin in Cranbrook Supreme Court on Monday. The Crown’s case in...
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  • 02 Dec 2016
    FLDS food stamp fraud case coming to a close in the U.S.
    I know of only two journalists who have soldiered on these many years with polygamy case reporting: Daphne Bramham in Canada and Nate Carlisle in the States. Deals reached for some defendants in polygamous food-stamp-fraud case, lawyers say By NATE CARLISLE | The Salt Lake Tribune December 2, 2016 Courts...
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  • 30 Nov 2016
    Nate Carlisle’s pre-trial article in the Salt Lake Tribune
    http://www.sltrib.com/news/4570317-155/trial-to-begin-in-canada-for...
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  • 30 Nov 2016
    Eerie Warren Jeffs’ tapes played in Cranbrook courtroom
    If this wasn’t real life, if it was fantasy writing, I’d never read it. When I first received the lists of under-aged girls trafficked between Canada and the U.S. for FLDS “marriage” to older men, I notified Sgt. Terry Jacklin and Special Prosecutor Peter Wilson and forwarded the lists to...
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  • 29 Nov 2016
    Marry who you are told to marry or wear the moniker “apostate”
    ‘If you don’t marry who you’re told to, you’re considered an apostate,’ former member tells polygamy trial NATIONAL POST DAPHNE BRAMHAM, POSTMEDIA NEWS | November 29, 2016 CRANBROOK, B.C. — Rachel Jeffs was in Grade 7 when she refused to comb her hair the way her father decreed. It was...
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  • 29 Nov 2016
    Globe and Mail article on trial
    When you mix a belief in God with the egotistical, criminal plans of man and visit that on members of a believing cult, there is mental conflict and trouble. How we allow this to go on in the name of “freedom of religion” is beyond me. “God’s will” does not...
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  • 29 Nov 2016
    Additional details in trial of parents who alledgedly trafficked their under-aged daughters
    The main evidence in this trial is, of course, the diaries kept by Warren Jeffs. He is such a megalomaniac that he had to record everything. He also tape recorded his “consummation” of these little girls. The fact that those on trial are staying quiet is an old LDS/FLDS teaching...
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  • 28 Nov 2016
    Why it’s not easy becoming an ex-Mormon
    Dear Readers, When I decided enough was enough and left both the marriage and the church, I wrote to SLC to have my name removed immediately. I was never harassed except to be totally shunned by any and every Mormon I ever knew, received a couple of nasty letters and...
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  • 28 Nov 2016
    More revelations about life in Bountiful expected–Daphne Bramham
    More revelations about life in Bountiful expected at polygamy trial Vancouver Sun DAPHNE BRAMHAM November 27, 2016 CRANBROOK – It promises to be a week of revelations as the trial resumes Monday of three parents alleged to have taken their daughters from the secretive, fundamentalist Mormon community in Bountiful, B.C....
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  • 26 Nov 2016
    Cult mentality rules in FLDS
    Dear Readers, Every cult in the world, whether it is FLDS, LDS, Scientology, Jehovah’s Witness or the hundreds of others, literally brainwashes its members that their school of thought is the only “true” school of thought. Eternal damnation is promised to any who question or leave the mental confines of...
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  • 25 Nov 2016
    The Cranbrook Townsman is reporting every day on the child trafficking trial
    http://www.cranbrooktownsman.com/breaking_news/402937036.html...
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  • 25 Nov 2016
    CTV report on trial of polygamists who allegedly trafficked under-aged girls
    http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/ex-polygamous-sect-member-needed-permission-to-become-nurse-court-hears-1.3175988...
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  • 25 Nov 2016
    Audio commentary on polygamist’s child trafficking trial
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/programs/daybreaksouth/7-8-00-am-1.3864018...
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  • 25 Nov 2016
    James Oler, Brandon Blackmore and Emily Crossfield Blackmore facing child trafficking charges
    Dear Readers, To view the evidence that was submitted in the Texas court (where Warren Jeffs was tried and sentenced to 120 years) that has the names of the under-aged girls trafficked from 1990-2006, their ages, dates of the marriages, men they were forced to marry, chart of parents of...
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  • 27 Oct 2016
    Trial for Winston Blackmore, Brandon Blackmore and Emily Crossfield begins
    Finally! Nearly five years to the day of Chief Justice Bauman’s decision that our federal law prohibiting the practice of polygamy in Canada, the trial has begun in Cranbrook, B.C., for three of the four charged with offenses related to alleged criminal acts coming out of Bountiful. NM Trial begins...
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  • 03 Oct 2016
    Facts about U.S. Mormons
    I really enjoyed this article. we were recently in a Mormon? state visiting relatives. Everyone we spoke to from our limo driver to waitresses in restaurants told us how they are disenfranchised from the Mormon church. Instead of the question What do you know about the Mormons?, we asked “Are...
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  • 25 Sep 2016
    U.S. Supreme Court unlikely to approve polygamy
    The Supreme Court probably won’t approve polygamy. Here’s why. 9/23/2016, BY KEVIN JONES , IN: NATION Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2016 CNA/EWTN News.- A polygamous family featured on a reality TV show has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a law intended to combat polygamy, but one attorney...
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  • 24 Sep 2016
    Carol Christie’s Eight-year battle exposing “The Prophet” is over!
    This article is in today’s National Post. NM http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/forced-into-his-cult-like-ontario-church-as-a-teen-and-abused-woman-spent-years-exposing-%e2%80%98the-prophet%e2%80%99/ar-BBwAkaN?ocid=spartandhp...
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  • 23 Sep 2016
    Concrete Company defends allegations it used FLDS child labour
    Firm tied to polygamous group denies new child labor charges Washington Times By LINDSAY WHITEHURST – Associated Press – Thursday, September 22, 2016 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A Utah concrete company with ties to a polygamous group argued prosecutors are using old accusations against them in a child labor...
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  • 21 Sep 2016
    Escaping the Kingston polygamous clan
    ‘I’m a Person, and I Deserve More’: What It’s Like to Escape a Polygamous Cult In Utah, members of the Kingston Clan blend into contemporary society—but the Mormon group openly practices polygamy and incest and exploits its members financially. We spoke to former members to uncover what it’s like to...
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  • 15 Sep 2016
    King sentenced in Ontario
    I sent Carol & John Christie my congratulations! What a long process this has been. But 18 months is a long time in our justice system, considering the very short sentences for murderers here! King specialized in all kinds of mental and physical torture. NM ‘The Prophet’ of cult-like church...
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