Topic: Mark Shurtleff
The US Justice Department alleges that the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), which controls most of the law enforcement and other government services in two adjacent communities, discriminates against those who are not members of the polygamous sect.
The release of a list of 1,300 alleged illegal immigrants in Utah comes as the state debates a strict immigration law like its neighbor Arizona's.
Mike Lee was chosen by Utah Republicans as their nominee for U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
Law officers in Arizona and Utah say their method of confronting the FLDS must differ from that of Texas.