PHOENIX - A visibly upset Flora Jessop
found out early Tuesday morning the Utah Supreme Court
reversed its conviction against polygamist leader Warren Jeffs
"I can't even tell you the pain I felt," said Jessop
"The victims have been so betrayed.
, who grew up in the FLDS
, escaped and then went on to write about it, titled, "Church of Lies
says Tuesday's decision just shows the church is still in control.
"I do not believe justice will be served in Utah or Arizona
at all," she
, who answered calls all day Tuesday, says she
finds it interesting the court announced its decision on the very morning Jeffs was supposed to have his
extradition hearing for criminal charges he
faces in Texas.
"Thank God for Texas," she
"I was born and raised in the FLDS," said former FLDS member Flora Jessop.
It's not something Jessop
is proud of, but it's a part of her
past that's shaped her
"I've spent the last several years trying to help the women and children that are enslaved in that cult," Jessop
The cult, as she
referred to this Colorado City community, that she
said just got a lot worse.
"There's a whole lot of children that are very scared today because they're his
next victims," Jessop
talking about Warren Jeffs
Tuesday's ruling means his
trial on rape as an accomplice charges will have to start all over again.
still behind bars, but Jessop
concerned that might change.
gets out of prison, they'll never find him again," she
worries about Jeffs' alleged victim, the then 14-year-old-girl he's
accused of forcing to marry her
"The Supreme Court
in Utah just raped Elissa Wall with their ruling today," Jessop
said she's not afraid to say what she'd like to see happen to Jeffs.