"The Brutal Murder of the Mormon Family in Mexico Was Almost Inevitable"
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2019-11-07 21:34:46 UTC


...This is not the first time that the LeBaron community, a peaceful and hardworking group that has lived in northeastern Chihuahua for a century, has been the victim of violence. Ten years ago, criminals abducted 16-year-old Eric LeBaron and demanded $1 million for his release. In an act of remarkable audacity the family, led by Julián and his brother, Benjamín, chose not to pay the ransom and instead organized a series of boisterous protests. Surprisingly, their resistance paid off: Eric was freed within a week. After the ordeal, Benjamín LeBaron became an outspoken community leader against organized crime in the region. But violence had the last word. Two months after Eric’s release, local gangs sought retribution. A group of armed men stormed Benjamín’s house and took both Benjamín and his brother-in-law, Luis Widmar. They were found shot soon afterward...
2019-11-07 21:37:30 UTC
On the other hand, from the comments...

Tito Puente's third timbale
8 hours ago

"Dayer LeBaron's cult was established in Mexico so that they could continue marrying multiple teenage girls. LeBaron's son, Ervil LeBaron was sentenced to life in prison after killing dozens of people in religious disagreements.

"None of this justifies murdering women and children (or men, for that matter), but let's not pretend they live in a lawless part of Mexico only because they are just jolly people who love enchiladas."

2019-11-08 15:07:07 UTC
It’s a big world 🌎

This story hides more than it tells.

Live elsewhere.

I have no idea what’s going on down there. But, using your sense of survival, you flee after the first incident. You don’t risk it.