In Utah and Arizona, fundamentalist Mormon sects exist that still practice polygamy. Polygamy is illegal, but what is MUCH more disturbing is that very young girls are married off to much older men. This is child sexual abuse! One man can have 40 or more children this way, and since only one mother is legal, the others are considered "unmarried" and they use the welfare system to pay for their children. I cannot believe that children are being raped and used this way, and the government pays for this to continue. The Arizona and Utah governments are not doing enough to stop this from happening. Please help!
Dear Mr. President,
We, the undersigned, are very concerned that here in the United States, young girl children are being illegally married to much older men in the states of Utah and Arizona. This is child abuse and polygamy.
Moreover, these unbelievably large families are draining the welfare system, as most of the mothers are legally "unmarried." What a misuse of funds! We should be correcting, not supporting, this problem.
The states of Arizona and Utah are not eradicating this problem, so as our president, we implore you to take action.
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