[ExI] flds raid, was general repudiation...

Joseph Bloch seculartranshumanist at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 04:49:47 UTC 2008

On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 9:55 PM, Lee Corbin <lcorbin at rawbw.com> wrote:

> Spike notes
> >> ...to debate the virtues of FLDS polygamy... Damien Broderick
> [Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints]
> > I noticed a roaring silence here with regard to the Texas FLDS compound
> that
> > was recently raided and the children removed.  I recognize that this is
> not
> > really the right forum for such discussion, but the legal precedent thus
> > established is stunning.
> I hope that the silence you refer to is not just because
> we have become so completely used to, so inured, and
> so completely accustomed to governmental outrages
> and abuses against private parties that it just doesn't
> seem noteworthy anymore.
> Lee
I'm not so sure. Polyamory is one thing. Forcing 12-year-olds to have sex
with adults because "it's God's Will" is quite another, methinks.

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