A polygamous community in Texas that follows the teaching of The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints practices pedophilia, torture and child abuse under the guise of a religion, according to a woman who escaped the sect with her eight children five years ago.
â€œI think itâ€™s a form of pedophilia hiding behind a religion as a protection,â€ Carolyn Jessop told TODAYâ€™s Matt Lauer from Salt Lake City on Tuesday. â€œThereâ€™s just a desire to control and manipulate and torture people, and religion is just used as the cover.â€
Man, wouldn’t it be interesting if Romney were the candidate right now?
If this stuff is all true as reported — not that I have reason to doubt it, but it’s always wise to be cautious about atrocity tales which accompany and justify government action — holy crap, this was a horrible, abusive hellhole.
â€œThe method he would use with infants was a form of water torture,â€ Jessop said of her former husband. â€œHe would spank the baby until it was screaming out of control, and then he would hold the baby faceup under a tap of running water so it couldnâ€™t breathe. He would do this repeatedly. Sometimes, it would go on for an hour, until the baby was so exhausted it couldnâ€™t cry anymore. This method he called â€˜breaking them.â€™â€