The B.C., Canada government recently applied to re-open the polygamy trial to present new evidence that parents in Bountiful smuggled young girls across the border to marry controversial fundamentalist leader Warren Jeffs.
Those kind of criminal practices, though based on firmly held beliefs, have nothing to do with religious freedom.
Since the Bountiful communities are part of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) cult, most of the resources listed under that group also apply to Bountiful.
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