FDLS Girls Were Sexually Abused

Remember the raid on the Texas FDLS  compound (Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) back in April of this year?  Authorities literally swooped down, wrangled and then removed over 250 kids from the compound because of mounting accusations of child sexual abuse and neglect.


Days ago, according to an Associated Press report, the state's suspicions were confirmed. A dozen girls were sexually abused at a polygamist group's ranch and parents neglected more than 250 other children living there by doing nothing to protect them from becoming future victims.

The Department of Family and Protective Services concluded there was evidence that 12 girls, ages 12 to 15, were "spiritually" married to adult men in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Seven of them had one or more children.

Do you believe the State was ultimately in the right to raid this compound?

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