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LDS Youth Leader Accused Of Sex With Kids
KUTV (Salt Lake City) ^ | Feb. 10, 2010

Posted on 03/10/2010 11:22:31 AM PST by Colofornian

A church youth leader from Weber County was arrested for sexual abuse of three girls.

Cory Campbell, 37, was booked into jail on three counts of forcible sex abuse after a young woman came forward, claiming she was abused by the man. Campbell posted bail Tuesday night and has since been released, according to Capt. Clint Anderson.

Authorities believe one family member and two others were victimized in incidents that date back to October of 2009. They say it is possible there are more victims out there.

Campbell served as an LDS young men's leader in Farr West.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: abuse; antimormonthread; christian; lds; mormon; mormon1; pedophile; pedophilefreeper; youthleader

1 posted on 03/10/2010 11:22:31 AM PST by Colofornian
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To: Colofornian

“Wives”?


2 posted on 03/10/2010 11:32:06 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: Colofornian

No mercy.

Hand him over to the fathers of these girls.


3 posted on 03/10/2010 11:32:22 AM PST by RaceBannon (RON PAUL: THE PARTY OF TRUTHERS AND TRAITORS!!!)
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To: Colofornian

I don’t understand how the religion of the offender has any bearing on the crime.


4 posted on 03/10/2010 11:33:22 AM PST by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: humblegunner

Mormon comedian: Take my WIVES... please!


5 posted on 03/10/2010 11:36:19 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Ben Mugged
I don’t understand how the religion of the offender has any bearing on the crime.

(It would if you're the parent of a teen who knows your teen hangs out with a church youth group...so rather than broadbrush ALL church youth leaders out there...inquiring parents are gonna wanna know if their child's been in harm's way of a given...specific, that is...youth leader)

6 posted on 03/10/2010 11:38:09 AM PST by Colofornian (If you're not going to drink the coffee, at least wake up and smell it.)
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To: Colofornian

In that case the title should have been “youth church group leader......”.


7 posted on 03/10/2010 11:42:06 AM PST by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: Ben Mugged
In that case the title should have been “youth church group leader......”

Again, rather than broadbrush EVERY church leader under the sun, 'tis better to narrow it down so that headlines can do what headlines are supposed to do...narrow things down.

Now, in reading this headline, every parent in that city sending their kid to a church youth group doesn't need to have a knee-jerk reaction when reading the headline. (The editor has narrowed it down for them)

8 posted on 03/10/2010 11:45:54 AM PST by Colofornian (If you're not going to drink the coffee, at least wake up and smell it.)
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To: Ben Mugged
(It's also relevant because of a perceived news article pattern: Mormon Sexual Predators )
9 posted on 03/10/2010 11:53:40 AM PST by Colofornian (If you're not going to drink the coffee, at least wake up and smell it.)
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To: Colofornian

My point exactly.


10 posted on 03/10/2010 12:01:29 PM PST by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: Ben Mugged
I don’t understand how the religion of the offender has any bearing on the crime.

It's a Salt Lake City newspaper. EVERTHING around there is about what religion you follow.

11 posted on 03/10/2010 12:20:10 PM PST by T Minus Four (If there is no God, nothing matters. If there is a God, nothing else matters)
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To: Colofornian

The question now is who knew what when.


12 posted on 03/10/2010 12:21:47 PM PST by T Minus Four (If there is no God, nothing matters. If there is a God, nothing else matters)
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To: T Minus Four
It's a Salt Lake City newspaper. EVERTHING around there is about what religion you follow.

...to some, who are obsessed about it.

13 posted on 03/10/2010 12:21:51 PM PST by TChris ("Hello", the politician lied.)
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To: TChris
...to some, who are obsessed about it.

It's the culture.

14 posted on 03/10/2010 12:25:15 PM PST by T Minus Four (If there is no God, nothing matters. If there is a God, nothing else matters)
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To: Ben Mugged
I don’t understand how the religion of the offender has any bearing on the crime

Because, it gives angry and bitter people more fuel for their fire of justification.

15 posted on 03/10/2010 12:29:20 PM PST by 999replies (Thune/Rubio 2012)
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To: Colofornian

Article in the Salt Lake Tribune too

16 posted on 03/10/2010 12:29:38 PM PST by T Minus Four (If there is no God, nothing matters. If there is a God, nothing else matters)
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To: Ben Mugged
I don’t understand how the religion of the offender has any bearing on the crime.

It's perfectly relevant when the offender held a position of authority in the religion in question. Different religious groups have different standards for checking out the backgrounds of people called to serve in positions of authority, with some having a stricter set of standards for those who will have particular access to youth. The Catholic Church certainly has a horrible record, having quitely transferred known child molesters to other locations, giving them a new set of victims and keeping the new community of parents in the dark, and also having paid off parents of victims with huge sums of "hush money" in exchange for the parents agreeing not to report the case to law enforcement (which makes the parents essentially pimps of their own children, IMO), in some cases when the offender was being quietly transferred to a new location. I've never heard of the LDS Church doing anything that egregious, but there's nothing wrong with including religious affiliation in stories like this -- helps people keep track of different denominations' track records.

17 posted on 03/10/2010 12:58:15 PM PST by GovernmentShrinker
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To: T Minus Four

Ben Rothlisberger clone?


18 posted on 03/10/2010 1:19:05 PM PST by LeonardFMason
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To: 999replies
Because, it gives angry and bitter people more fuel for their fire of justification.

Oh?

I missed the part in the article where the LDS YOUTH leader was bitter.<>P>I can SEE how he's angry and all; after them girls tellin' and everything.

19 posted on 03/10/2010 5:49:37 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Elsie

Oh? lol Oh? lol


20 posted on 03/10/2010 5:53:16 PM PST by 999replies (Thune/Rubio 2012)
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To: GovernmentShrinker
a thread about a Mormon sexually abusing children and then we abruptly turn this into another Catholic bashing thread..

very telling strategy.....

21 posted on 03/11/2010 6:48:20 PM PST by cherry
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To: cherry

At least she didn’t turn it into another support-for-child-sexual-abuse thread, this time.


22 posted on 03/12/2010 7:16:31 AM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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