Sect Leader Warren Jeffs Defends Polygamy, Threatens Court With 'Sickness and Death' From God

Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs may be the one on trial, but he told court officials that if they don't stop prosecuting him on two counts of sexual assault of a child, they would face an even bigger problem -- the wrath of God. After Judge Barbara Walther overruled Jeffs' objection to the proceedings against him, Jeffs, acting as his own lawyer, said he would read what he described as a statement from God. The judge dismissed the jury from the courtroom, and then Jeffs read the...Full Story
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