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So much has happened since police raided the Texas compound of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a polygamist sect... More than 400 children are in state custody, at least two men were arrested and charged with interfering with the search of the ranch, and nearly every inch of the 1,700-acre compound has been searched by investigators. Police reported yesterday that they discovered a bed in the large, stone temple, and believe it was used by grown men to have sex with their underage wives after marriage ceremonies. Prosecutors argue they are protecting the children in this case, a lawyer for the FLDS compares the search of the temple to a raid on the Vatican. We'll talk today about the details of this case, why the police went in, and why they haven't found the girl who placed the phone call in the first place. We'll also talk more about how these polygamist sects work.