Warren Jeff (Leader of Polygamist Mormonism) Guilty of Child Rape, Read Article its Insane!!!

A jury has found polygamist religious leader Warren Jeffs guilty of child rape.

Jeffs, the leader of a radical polygamist sect of Mormonism known as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (FLDS), was found guilty of forcing two teenage girls into “spiritual marriage,” and fathering a child with one of them when she was 15. The charges carry a maximum sentence of life in prison.

Jeffs, who acted as his own lawyer, called only one witness in his defense. The witness was a fellow member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints who, at Jeffs’ direction, read at length from the Book of Mormon. During the trial, Jeffs frequently interrupted testimony.

He ended the trial in silence earlier today, standing mute for nearly half an hour during the time designated for his closing argument.

Every five minutes, District Court Judge Barbara Walther would remind Jeffs of the time. Spectators in the gallery exchanged smiles and odd glances. One security officer did his best to stifle a yawn.

Finally, at the conclusion of the 25 minutes allotted to Jeffs for his summation, Jeffs turned toward the jury with a slight smile and said quietly, “I am at peace.”

Prosecutors Show Jury Sex Tape

PHOTO: Polygamist religious leader Warren Jeffs, arrives at the Tom Green County Courthouse escorted by a law enforcement officer Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in San Angelo, Texas
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Texas state prosecutors wrapped up their case against Jeffs by using his own words against him: a disturbingAugust 2006 recording of what Jeffs’ called a “heavenly comfort” training session with three of his so-called “spiritual wives.”

Earlier, lead prosecutor Eric Nichols gave an impassioned closing argument as he summarized the evidence for the jury, occasionally jabbing his finger toward Jeffs. He urged them to convict Jeffs, who he said cast sexual acts in terms of religious principals.

One of the females was exactly 12 years, one month, and three days old when the recording was made. Jeffs was charged with aggravated sexual assault for this incident, considered a first-degree felony.

Sexual contact with his wives, Jeffs believes, revives him spiritually and brings the girls closer to God.

The recording was made at the Yearning for Zion ranch in Texas, owned by the FLDS. It begins with Jeffs asking the girl how she feels.

“Feels good,” she responds, according to a copy of the transcript reviewed by ABC News.

“Everyone else let go of me, back away a little” Jeffs says soon after. “Please get on the other side of the bed.”

“You shall learn the powers of the spirit of God as a heavenly wife should,” Jeffs tells the 12-year-old. “Let the heavenly comfort hear us.”

“We bless you, by the Lord, at this young age. To come to know God and his power, and feel his presence,” says Jeffs, according to the transcript.

Throughout the 20-minute tape, there are periods where sounds described by the transcript as “rhythmic heavy breathing” can be heard.

At one point, Jeffs again asks the girl how she feels.

“I feel fine, thank you,” she says.

Jeffs later tells a woman in the room to “face her” — an apparent reference to the 12-year old. He is also heard saying, “want to distract her.”

As the session ends, Jeffs begins to pray.

“Behold father these three ladies, innocent and pure,” he says. “We thank you for these gifts and join in a prayer of oneness.”

Then, Jeffs addresses the 12-year old.

“Come give me a hug,” Jeffs says.

Texas Ranger Nick Hanna testified the recording was found when Jeffs was arrested during a traffic stop in Nevada a few weeks later. Another copy was found at the Yearning for Zion ranch when it was raided in 2008.

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