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The Struggle for Legitimacy: Tensions between the LDS and FLDS

Ryan T. Cragun, Michael Nielsen, and Heather Clingenpeel

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints's (LDS) struggle for legitimacy with the dissident Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS) and with ... More


The Past as Prologue: A Comparison of the Short Creek and Eldorado Polygamy Raids

Martha Bradley Evans

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter compares the patterns and dynamics of the 2008 raid on the Yearning for Zion Ranch and the 1953 raid on Short Creek in Arizona. It first examines how members of the Fundamentalist Church ... More


Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In April 2008, state police and child protection authorities raided Yearning for Zion Ranch near Eldorado, Texas, a community of 800 members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day ... More


Reader Responses to the Yearning for Zion Ranch Raid and Its Aftermath on the Websites of the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News

Michael William Hamilton

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines reader responses to regional news coverage of the Texas state raid on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS) at the Yearning for Zion Ranch by ... More


The Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Stuart A. Wright and Susan J. Palmer

in Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195398892
eISBN:
9780190269982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398892.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a case study of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints (FLDS), a Mormon polygamist sect. It begins with an overview of the Texas state raid on the group in 2008, followed by the ... More


Introduction

Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the issues arising from the paramilitary-style raid launched by Texas state police and the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) on April 3, 2008, against the ... More


Deconstructing Official Rationales for the Texas State Raid on the FLDS

Stuart A. Wright

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the Texas state raid on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS) at the Yearning for Zion Ranch, with particular emphasis on the social construction of ... More


Texas Redux: A Comparative Analysis of the FLDS and Branch Davidian Raids

Stuart A. Wright and Jennifer Lara Fagen

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter compares the 2008 Texas state raid on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS) at the Yearning for Zion Ranch with the federal raid on the Branch Davidians ... More


Large-Scale FLDS Raids: The Dangers and Appeal of Crime Control Theater

Camille B. Lalasz and Carlene A. Gonzalez

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the 2008 Texas state raid on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS) at the Yearning for Zion Ranch and the 1953 raid on Short Creek in Arizona in ... More


Strategic Dissolution and the Politics of Opposition: Parallels in the State Raids on the Twelve Tribes and the FLDS

Jean Swantko Wiseman

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines similarities in the state raids on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS) at the Yearning for Zion Ranch in Eldorado in 2008 and the Twelve Tribes ... More


Political and Legislative Context of the FLDS Raid in Texas

James T. Richardson and Tamatha L. Schreinert

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the political and legislative efforts leading up to the Texas state raid on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS) at the Yearning for Zion Ranch. It ... More


Pyrrhic Victory?: An Analysis of the Appeal Court Opinions Concerning the FLDS Children

Tamatha L. Schreinert and James T. Richardson

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the opinions of the Texas Appellate Courts concerning the children taken into custody by state authorities after the raid on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day ... More


The Role of the Media Regarding Religion

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on how the media portrays religion, religious extremists, and religious violence. More specifically, it examines whether the media has largely ignored the dangers posed by ... More


Free Exercise of Religion

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines free exercise of religion in relation to religious extremism and its implications for national security. It first considers the threats posed by religious symbols to national ... More


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