ACLU may get involved in FLDS child custody case

ACLU may get involved in FLDS child custody case

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(KSL News) The ACLU could soon get involved in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) child custody case in Texas.

The Deseret News reports that a statement posted on the ACLU's Web site says the group has "serious concerns" that Texas officials have taken the children from their parents based solely on the fact they disagree with the "thoughts or beliefs" of the FLDS Church.

It goes on to say that while the state has a right to protect children from abuse, it should not indiscriminately target a group as a whole.

The ACLU is not currently involved in the custody hearings.

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