Saturday, January 29, 2011

Mormon Polygamy on Trial : January 28 summary and media reports

After hearing from the individual witnesses, the cold light of statistical analysis is used to highlight the teen-age mothers and sub-standard educational opportunities that have strongly affected life in Bountiful. One ray of hope is that the FLDS appear to be honoring their 2008 commitment to cease underage marriages and the Mormon Hills school (on Winston Blackmore's side of the split) celebrated their first grade 12 graduation in 2010. Perhaps this provides some cause for hope -

CBC News - British Columbia - Polygamous town had many teen moms, court told

Data supports hard truth about brides in Bountiful


Anonymous said...

Where can I find official court transcripts online?

keith said...

Sorry for the delay - you can find the transcripts at

Hope this helps!

keith said...

Sorry for the long address - I think you can copy and paste that to your browser and if you have any trouble, please let me know.