Polygamous sect persists despite ‘persecutions’ past and present

The Arizona Republic, Oct. 11, 2002
Judd Slivka

Oct. 11, 2002 12:00 AM

COLORADO CITY – This is a place for long-sleeved shirts, houses under construction and walls closing in.

The long-sleeved shirts are what the residents wear, buttoned down to the wrist, to hide the undergarments demanded by their religion.

The houses are under construction because every family is growing bigger with more wives and more children.

And the walls are closing in because Utah authorities are taking their second hard look in two years at the polygamist Vacation? Short break? Day trip? Get Skip-the-line tickets at GetYourGuide.


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