Yearning for Zion Ranch

Yearning for Zion Ranch

Texas DPS Seizes Polygamist Group’s Secluded Ranch

The Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state agents, nearly six years after FBI agents raided the property and removed hundreds of children amid child sex abuse allegations.


Warren Jeffs arrives to hear the verdict against him September 25, 2007 in St. George, Utah. (credit: Jud Burkett-Pool/Getty Images)

Texas Out To Seize Warren Jeffs’ Polygamist Ranch

The state of Texas is trying to seize ownership of Warren Jeffs’ polygamist ranch where prosecutors say the convicted sect leader and a dozen followers sexually assaulted children.