FLDS buys Colorado property

May 15, 2008 | Posted by: lois sprague | Full story: www.scrippsnews.com

Members of a polygamous sect have been quietly buying up property in Colorado's Custer and Fremont counties and settling in, according to the Custer County sheriff.

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Preacherwoman

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WAKE-UP folks, do you want those renegades doing the same thing in your state that they did in Texas...

I know in America
we have freedom of speech and religion, however, we don't have freedom to hide crimes under religion,..
Rape, is Rape, is Rape,
Child abuse, is Child abuse...

Stop them before they get a toe hold...
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The FLDS has bought property in South Dakota and Kentucky to.
No more hate

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Liz, yes, they have property in SD, 3 areas in Colorado, and Az/UT and TX, as well as BC and Mexico, but where in Kentucky?

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May 19, 2008
 
Can we move them to Mexico???

“The Kingdom of God Begins NOW!”

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May 19, 2008
 
We already know they own property, as of yet no one lives on it...
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May 19, 2008
 
Why are they buying more land?
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Can we move them to Mexico???
Don't worry...we are all becoming part of Mexico.
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May 20, 2008
 
The polygamists in Mexico don't want them because they say their polygamy is for grown adults plus I don't think they wear the prairie garb and some of the other things.
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liz wrote:
The FLDS has bought property in South Dakota and Kentucky to.
Where in Kentucky?
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rav wrote:
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Where in Kentucky?
Boy, they might not have an easy time in Ky.
LOL
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Does anyone know where in Westcliffe they live, i.e street name???
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Neighbors in the scenic southern Colorado town of Westcliffe are fretting about property purchased there by a man connected to the leadership of the polygamous sect that was raided last month in Texas.

Custer County Assessor J.D. Henrich confirmed Thursday that Lee A. Steed, a senior official in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, bought a 5,800- square-foot house on 35 acres of land for $350,000 in 2006. He also bought another 85 acres last December for $428,900.

Steed last year also bought two homes in neighboring Fremont County, about 100 miles south of Denver.

Steed is a top aide to convicted FLDS leader Warren Jeffs, according to HateWatch, a nonprofit that bills itself as the organization "Keeping an Eye on the Radical Right."

Kathleen Kerr, owner of the home next door to the house bought by Steed in Westcliffe, the Custer County seat, told HateWatch that ATVs patrol the property and that she hears occasional gunfire.

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Keep them out of Ohio.
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Hate to see them in Westcliffe,Colorado! Was such a nice beautiful place. Now it will be ruined!!!
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Liz -- Do you know where they bought property in Kentucky?
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rav wrote:
Liz -- Do you know where they bought property in Kentucky?
There was a old post..I put on here some time ago that gave the location in Kentucky of where they bought land. Will see if I can find that. Sorry for delay.
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liz wrote:
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There was a old post..I put on here some time ago that gave the location in Kentucky of where they bought land. Will see if I can find that. Sorry for delay.
People in Ky. don't take good to "outsiders"
If it is in a rural part of Ky. they will have trouble, because those people take care of things their own way.
They will not put up with males raping little kids.

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Can we move them to Mexico???
They are already IN Mexico and Canada..

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Cowboy wrote:
Why are they buying more land?
like anyone else....because they can.

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joy wrote:
Keep them out of Ohio.
too late! Give it 20 years and they will be in every state breaking the law, taking down property values and hiding under that rock that nobody saw...

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