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Say What?: Welfare Wife Polygamy, a Mormon Scandal?

Posted by: Pastor_Don_Milton on May 25, 2006 - 10:54 PM
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There is a huge difference between FLDS Mormon Welfare Wife Polygamy and Christian forms of marriage. In FLDS Mormon Welfare Wife Polygamy, the man uses marriage primarily for two things, to attain a higher level in heaven (good luck) and to receive goodies from the government to support his wives.* Most Christian polygamists, such as myself, want to do away with welfare entirely whereas most FLDS and similar Welfare Wife Polygamists want to milk the taxpayers for all they can get. If you are an FLDS mormon living polygamously and your family receives absolutely no welfare benefits then please write me and I will amend this article.

2 Thessalonians 3:10 For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

If we eliminate all welfare we will rid ourselves of those who will not work and force them to integrate into the real world. This would do much to bring the non-Christian polygamists (including Muslims) out of isolation and would improve the lives of the women who are married to them. It might also cause women who are bound by the chains of fornication and harlotry to repent and come out of their apartments and into the workplace and become chaste members of society. Finally, it would put the churches on notice that it is the church and not the government that is to provide assistance to those who turn to God and need rehabilitation.

Like most social ills, the cure is not more laws and regulations; the cure is less government programs that turn people into dependent classes.

I'd like to know why the government is so concerned about all the FLDS Mormon Welfare Wife Polygamists and shows no concern whatsoever about the tens of thousands of Muslim Welfare Wife Polygamists who reside in urban areas. Anyone who has been to Seattle lately will see them all over the streets of Rainier Valley. The FLDS Mormon Welfare Wives wear long dresses and bonnets. The Muslim Welfare Wives wear coverings over their entire bodies except for their eyes. Which sounds more abusive to you?

Polygamist: One who practices polygamy, or maintains its lawfulness.

Welfare/Goodies* Food Stamps, WIC, Federal Housing

Evidence that those living in Hillsdale, Arizona (an FLDS community) are receiving Food Stamps and WIC at a rate many times higher than the general population of Arizona was reported in a 1998 article by Salt Lake Tribune Investigative Reporter, Tom Zoellner.

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