Trial Brings Focus on Polygamy in America 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.
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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