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Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS)
FLDS temple under construction at the FLDS Ranch
in Eldorado, Texas. Photo from Eldorado FLDS
Eldorado FLDS Photographs (and links to more photos) of the developments at the FLDS ranch in Eldorado, Texas. Includes pictures of the temple under construction there.
Help The Child Brides Highlights the tragedy of child brides within polygamous communities/movements.
Hope for the Child Brides "Non-profit organization formed to assist the victims of abuse who live in polygamous communities." [...] "ChildBrides.org provides information on the Utah/Arizona, the Canadian, and the new Eldorado, Texas and Mancos, Colorado FLDS polygamous communities."
Tapestry Against Polygamy "A grassroots organization dedicated to assisting refugees in transition from polygamy to a new life of freedom."
The Principle Operated by The Center for Public Education and Information on Polygamy, "for current information on historical and contemporary issues surrounding the practice of polygamy."
Principle Voices of Polygamy (Pro) This pro-plural marriage advocacy organization is "committed to educating others about polygamous families and their culture."
In April, 2008, the FLDS's Yearning for Zion ranch in Eldorado, Texas, was raided by authorities acting on tips alleging physical and sexual abuse. Child welfare officials took more than 460 children and teens into state custody.
Since that time, the FLDS has set up three websites:
Captive FLDS Children
"This site will keep you informed of the latest information and events in relation to the innocent children being returned to their parents." Multimedia. Includes a timeline of events during and after the raid.
FLDS Truth The beliefs and history of the FLDS
Truth Will Previal A collection of opinions regarding the FLDS, the raid and its aftermath.
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