Über Mormon Mitt Romney is no fan of Republican presidential candidate (I still get a little shiver when I type that) Donald Trump, and it looks like the entire Mormon church will be turning their backs, as well. What does that mean? Read this. It might explain things. And thanks, Cynical, for the link.
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Mormons rendering themselves even more redundant
Cynical sends this, a Daily Kos piece on the Mormon Church’s new stance on gaydom — or, at least, a new stance on the children of gaydom. It’s pretty draconian. You can learn more here, as we chart the movement of the Latter Day Saints on the road to Glory — which, evidently, involves giant …
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Mormons for family-friend immigration policies
When some Mormons thought their church wasn’t pushing enough for good immigration policies, they took to social media with “TogetherWithoutBorders. Read more here.
Mormons back LGBT rights, with a caveat
CNN reported yesterday that officials of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints have announced that the church intends to back LGBT rights, provided “religious people” aren’t intimidated, made to lose their jobs, or suffer unduly for opposing such rights. (Today’s New York Times called it the “golden mean.” For more on Aristotle’s …
Is it time for Candidate Romney to give a separation of church and state speech?
There’s been much talk about Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith — much as there was much talk about John F. Kennedy’s Catholic faith. The latter assuaged some fears with the speech above, which was delivered in 1960 to the Greater Houston Ministerial Alliance (a transcript’s here). Sharon sent a New York Times story about gay rights …
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