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Don’t mess with Texas, indeed: CNN reports that polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs has been found guilty of sexually assaulting his 12- and 15-year-old “wives.” (Remember how the Utah courts couldn’t get this done?) The Texas jury is deliberating whether to lock him up for life.

No word yet on whether Jeffs, who presides over the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (not to be confused with current Mormons), will remain head of his group, but in an odd bit of timing, he was officially re-recognized as the corporation’s president yesterday.

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