Governor Rick Perry Warns FLDS Members over Child Sex Abuse

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Governor Rick Perry warns members of the polygamist sect in Eldorado, the state won't tolerate child sex abuse.

He even suggested, they may want to leave the state.

That's according to the Dallas Morning News.

The newspaper also reports Perry defended the state raid on the compound, but at the same time, he's also taking repesponsibility if investigators stepped across a legal line.

One of the church's elders called Perry's remarks shocking.

Although, children taken in the raid have been returned to their parents, a criminal investigation is ongoing.