In response, Jeffs entered the entire Book of Mormon into evidence and read parts of it into the record.
Jeffs has repeatedly said that his freedom of religion protects his right to practice polygamy, which has been condemned by the Mormon church.
Jeffs, 55, is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child, for his relationship with the 12-year-old, and aggravated sexual assault for his relationship with a 15-year-old girl. Authorities allege that Jeffs had “spiritual” marriages with both the girls, and fathered a child with the older girl.
The self-proclaimed “prophet” and leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a banned offshoot of the Mormons that says men have to have three wives to be admitted into heaven, faces 119 years in prison if convicted on both charges.
To bad there was no civilized system, society or law enforcement agencies back in Muhammad’s day. He should have been prosecuted the same way for raping a 9 year old girl…..