Jehovah’s Witnesses, an insular culture and archaic rules have created a “recipe for child abuse.”

Jehovah’s Witnesses, an insular culture and archaic rules have created a “recipe for child abuse.”

When Haugh and his wife, Jennifer, told the elders who oversaw their congregation about this October 2005 incident, they were greeted with muted concern. Then came the threats. “We were told on more than one occasion that if we told other parents about this, we would be disciplined,” Haugh, 41, said during a recent interview.

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