Talking Point: Senate committee takes on polygamy issue


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(KSL News) Former FLDS member Carolyn Jessop joined prosecutors and lawmakers today who testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

"It took me a year before I could think of myself as a person, not an object," Jessop said.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called polygamist sects "sophisticated" and "vast criminal organizations." He claims polygamous sects have gone largely unchecked by law enforcement.

We discussed that issue with Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff tonight in Talking Point.

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