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(Updated) Escaping Polygamy Crew Reunites in A&E’s New Secrets of Polygamy Docu-Drama

January 24, 2024

Matt Browning and his wife Tawni have reunited with RIVR Media and many of the old crew from Escaping Polygamy to create A&E’s new docu-drama, Secrets of Polygamy. The Brownings identify themselves as being raised Mormon as they continue their crusade for the next sensationalized TV exploit.

New A&E Series Uses "Nazi-like" Rhetoric to Dehumanize Plural Families and Children

February 6, 2024

Grant Samms referred to Otherism as “the single most dangerous idea in the world”. He defined it as: the exclusion of a person based on their perceived diversions from an acceptable norm. Ralph Waldo Emerson used it to describe the process by which an individual is depersonalized, alienated, etc.

(Updated) Escaping Polygamy Crew Reunites in A&E’s New Secrets of Polygamy Docu-Drama

January 24, 2024

Matt Browning and his wife Tawni have reunited with RIVR Media and many of the old crew from Escaping Polygamy to create A&E’s new docu-drama, Secrets of Polygamy. The Brownings identify themselves as being raised Mormon as they continue their crusade for the next sensationalized TV exploit.

DCCS Self-Sustaining Policy, Contributions to the Community

January 1, 2024

The Davis County Cooperative Society (DCCS; Co-op) and their leadership categorically denies the existence of any conspiracy to unlawfully obtain government aid, to systemically commit fraud, or to engage in any doctrine that could be described as ‘bleeding the beast’ within the Co-op.

YouTube Video Claims Ex-Members Pushed Lawsuit Frivilously

December 1, 2023

A recent video on YouTube purports to have audio recordings of plaintiff Jeremy Roberts claiming ex-members can make whatever claims they want to "win their way" and "society will be on your side about it because their parents are polygamists."

2023 DCCS High School Graduation Rates Continue to Surpass Utah and US; Female Rate Highest on Record

August 1, 2023

The 2023 on-time high school graduation rate for DCCS members rose from 93.75% to 94.79% which continues to surpass the rates of Utah and the US. On-time graduation rates in 2023 by gender showed DCCS males decreased from 93.75% to 92.31% and females increased from 92.50% to 97.73%, a record high.

Embattled SCSB Executive Director Jennifer Lambert Resigns

June 21, 2023

In an email reported to dccsociety.org, USCB Board Chairman Bryan Bowles and Vice Chair Cynthia Philips announced the resignation of SCSB Executive Director Jennifer Lambert.

Charter School Restored to Good Standing After Investigation Debunks Media Bias; News Outlets Silent

June 12, 2023

On June 8th, 2023 Vanguard Academy Charter School in West Valley was removed from probation status at the Utah State Charter School Board Meeting. Board Vice Chair Cynthia Phillips made the motion to restore good standing to the charter school. News media outlets have been completely silent.

YouTuber Derik Eskel Grant Charged With Forcible Sexual Abuse

June 9, 2023

YouTuber Derik Eskel Grant, 25, has been charged with two counts of forcible sexual abuse, a second-degree felony.

Former Washakie Renewable Energy Executives Sentenced to Prison

April 7, 2023

Former executives of Washakie Renewable Energy were sentenced to prison this week. Jacob Kingston along with his wife Sally, mother Rachel and brother Isaiah, all pleaded guilty in 2019 to crimes related to the company’s scheme to defraud the federal government of bio-fuel credits.

U.S. Dept of Labor Assesses Penalties for Child Labor Violations Amid Increased Enforcement

March 31, 2023

According to the U.S. Department of Labor website this week, Specialty Consulting Services LLC was assessed nearly $17K in penalties for allowing 14 and 15 year old employees to work as many as 46 hours per workweek.

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