Changes Coming For Towns On Arizona-Utah Border Found Guilty Of Discrimination

Published: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 3:39pm
Updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 9:03pm
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(Photo by Jude Joffe-Block - KJZZ)
Jeff Matura, the attorney for Colorado City, and Blake Hamilton, the attorney for Hildale, speak to the media after the jury's finding against the towns was announced.

A federal jury decided yesterday that two polygamous towns on the Arizona-Utah border discriminated against residents who were not members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

The verdict caps a seven-week trial in the Phoenix federal court, but there’s still a lot more to come in this case.

KJZZ’s Jude Joffe-Block spoke about the outcome.

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