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Winston Blackmore makes a new year's prediction

Winston Blackmore of Bountiful, B.C. has made "one prediction" for the coming year for "responsible persons that deliberately break up families": "This year will be the beginning of your end."

Blackmore won a court victory in September when B.C. Supreme Court Judge Sunni Stromberg-Stein threw out a charge of criminal polygamy against him and Jim Oler.

Since then Blackmore has maintained his blog Sharing the Light, answering questions about religious and other issues. On December 23, he responded to a question about making predictions for the coming year:

Maybe I will make one prediction. Here goes. This coming year will not be a good one for all you officers, presidents, bishops, counsellors, trustees, spokespersons, or any other responsible persons that deliberately break up families, interfere with the free agency of men, women and children, and cause an attack or assist in an attack, religious or otherwise upon any person or his family.

This year will be the beginning of your end and in the end you will be single, lonely, desolate and damned.

Crawford Kilian is a contributing editor of The Tyee.

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