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Trial Brings Focus on Polygamy in America

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Trial Brings Focus on Polygamy in America

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Warren Jeffs, the polygamous leader of The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, faces two counts of rape as an accomplice in the arranged marriage of a 14-year-old girl. Guests discuss Jeffs' controversial sect, freedom of religion, polygamy and fundamentalism.

Rowenna Erickson, co-founder of Tapestry Against Polygamy

Ken Driggs, Atlanta attorney who has written about the legal history of polygamy

Anne Wilde, co-founder of Principle Voices of Polygamy