Have the cops in Colorado City become “Lawless” lawmen?

Are the local police in the polygamist communities of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City playing favorites? A small minority of people in town answer, “yes.”

This minority is made up of people who no longer members of the FLDS faith — they’re called apostates. But while many who have left the polygamist church have also left town, these people either refused to leave or have recently returned after getting occupancy agreements for some of the abandoned homes in the towns.

They have long claimed to be victim of the majority’s relentless drive to “purify” the community by forcing out the “non-believers”. But recently, they say to has gotten worse. Much worse.

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Religion News Blog posted this on Friday July 23, 2010.
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