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AZ Court of Appeals upholds conviction of polygamist (access required)

The Arizona Court of Appeals on Aug. 5 upheld the conviction and sentence of a Colorado City fundamentalist Mormon man for sexual crimes related to his pluralist marriage to an underage woman. A three-judge panel rejected arguments by Kelly Fischer, a member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, that the state's ...

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