Mainstream LDS Parents Hand Over Children for Sexual and Spiritual Abuse by Leaders

Into the LightWould you allow your male neighbor or acquaintance to ask your young child about their sexual thoughts and feelings, while alone with them?

What is it about Mormons and sexual abuse? Joseph Smith, the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was caught by his wife having sex in a barn with a fourteen-year-old serving girl in his care when he was a middle-aged man. He coerced girls and women of all ages (some married to other men) who believed he spoke for God, into sexual liaisons with him by using the threat of eternal damnation if they didn’t submit. If that threat didn’t work he slandered them in the local paper.

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