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Texas / Sect Compound / The Children #1027114

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 25, 2008
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(Studio: Richard Lui) The reunion of 12 children taken from the FLDS polygamous ranch in Texas with their parents noted; scenes shown.

(No location given: Sean Callebs) The custody battle between FLDS members and Texas Child Protective Services over some 400 children examined; details given of allegations of multiple marriages and child brides. [FLDS member Joseph JESSOP†- says we don’t feel like they’ll back off until they’ve investigated and prosecuted us.] [Jessops’ lawyer Renee HAAS†- says she sees indications CPS wants to keep the children and destroy the religion.] [FLDS member Lori JESSOP†- comments on being taunted.]

(Studio: Richard Lui; San Antonio: Sean Callebs) The Jessop family and the state’s handling of this case discussed.

Lui, Richard;
Callebs, Sean

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