Postcards (Statesman) – House Panel to Consider State’s Actions in Sect Raid

The House Committee on Human Services tomorrow is scheduled to take a look at how the state handled last year’s child-welfare operation at a West Texas ranch owned by a polygamist sect.

Testimony is expected from people invited by the panel, including Anne Heiligenstein, commissioner of the Department of Family and Protective Services; Willie Jessop, a member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Scott McCown, executive director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities; and Kevin Dietz of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, which represented some of the FLDS mothers.

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