was an LDS church member; convicted of two counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14

Case Summary

In 2001, Donald Mark Blanchard was a Mormon church member in California. He was convicted of two counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 (criminal record). Attorney Breinholt stated, “Of course the Brethren in Salt Lake knew about these cases.” (The Growing Mormon Sex Abuse Scandal, September 23, 2009 by Jeff Breinholt) Blanchard appealed the conviction, but the Appellate court “rejected the defendant’s claim of cumulative error and affirmed the judgement. “

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  1. Donald Mark Blanchard
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Mormon Sexual Abuse Map

International map of locations where active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints perpetrated or allegedly perpetrated sexual abuse or other sex crimes, or where LDS leaders failed or allegedly failed to help abuse survivors.