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Texas AG seeks seizure of polygamist Jeffs' ranch

The Texas attorney general's office is pursuing legal action to seize the West Texas ranch owned by the polygamist sect led by Warren Jeffs, who is serving life in prison for sexually assaulting young girls.

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Nov 28, 2012, 10:28 pm
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The eyes of Texas are upon him. Good for authorities in the Lone Star State for going after the property where Warren Jeffs and his followers thought they could get away with sexually abusing little girls and committing welfare fraud by hiding out n this remote area of Texas. Maybe now people will realize that the Mormon fundamentalist cult that Jeffs still rules from his Texas prison cell is nothing like the family we see on TV in the reality show “Sister Wives” or “Big Love.” Instead, it is a corrupt, perverted culture, as described in the bookplygs,’ that preys upon children—boys and girls—strips women of their rights and cheats the government out of millions of dollars of welfare benefits. Of course, this will probably be a long, drawn-put court procedure, much like what happened in Utah when FLDS property in Hildale was put under the control of a state-appointed fiduciary. But, it is still a step in the right direction.

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