Tag Archives: LDS

Mormon Church And Boy Scouts Sued In Massive Molestation Cover Up

The LDS Church and national Boy Scouts organization have been sued by a man claiming that both covered up evidence of his molestation. The case has uncovered extensive files kept by both groups cloaking sexual predators. The Boy Scouts of America has long kept an extensive archive of secret documents that chronicle the sexual abuse of young boys by Scout …

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Prop 8 Trial “Explosion”: Mormon Church Tried To Cover Up Its Involvement

Calling it an “explosive afternoon” the Courage Campaign’s Prop 8 live blog reported late today that according to documents revealed to the court, the Mormon Church labored hard behind the scenes to cover-up their involvement in the campaign. That’s not surprise to any of us, but it’s the first time physical evidence has been produced to substantiate this. For example, …

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Mrs. Betty Bowers: Less Is Mormon!

More brilliance from American’s best Christian!

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More Right-Wingers Attack LDS Support Of Salt Lake City LGBT Rights

Today the anti-gay right-wing group America Forever faxed 80,000 members of the Mormon Church a message attacking the LDS’s recent support of Salt Lake City’s new LGBT right law. It is an outrage that The LDS Church was placed in this position by the gays from Utah and their movement; it is a shame to all the people of the …

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Utah Unthink Tank: Sexual Orientation Is Nothing But An Illusion

Fallout for the Mormon Church’s unprecedented support for LGBT rights in Utah is already coming. A representative from the Sutherland Institute, whose “about” page describes themselves as a “public policy group” looking to “transcend impulsive, convenient, or self-serving policies” told the audience at a debate with Equality Utah that “sexual orientation is an illusion” and that “the gloves must come …

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SHOCKER: Salt Lake City Passes LGBT Rights WITH Support Of Mormon Church

Last night the city council of Salt Lake City unanimously passed an ordinance outlawing discrimination against gays in employment and housing, the first such law in the entire state of Utah. Very surprisingly, among those speaking in support of the bill were official representatives of the LDS Church. Hours after the LDS Church announced its support Tuesday night of proposed …

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8: The Mormon Proposition

Here’s the trailer to the coming documentary 8: The Mormon Proposition. The film has been submitted to Sundance and other film festivals.

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Mormon Leader: The Prop 8 Backlash Is Like What Happened To Blacks In The 60’s

On Tuesday, Mormon “apostle” Dallin H. Oaks compared the Prop 8 backlash against the LDS Church to the persecution blacks experienced during the civil rights struggles of the 60’s. Last year, the Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints urged its followers to donate money and time to pass Prop 8, the successful ballot measure that eliminated the right …

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Mormon Paper Refuses To Run Memorial Service Ad For Gay Suicides

The Mormon Church-owned Deseret News is refusing to run an ad for a memorial service for gay Mormons who’ve committed suicide. MediaOne, which handles advertising for both the News and The Salt Lake Tribune , accepted payment from the nonprofit Foundation for Reconciliation to run an ad, announcing a memorial service this Sunday, in both papers. But on Wednesday, a …

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Mormon Leader: Satan Made You Gay

Speaking to a Mormon “ex-gay” group, LDS Elder Bruce Hafen said “being gay is not in your DNA” and that if you think you are, it’s because Satan is telling you so. Hafen promised attendees, “If you are faithful, on resurrection morning — and maybe even before then — you will rise with normal attractions for the opposite sex.” Whenever …

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Mormons Exposed: 2010 Calendar

The 2010 Mormons Exposed: Men On A Mission calendar is out. Back for it’s 3rd year, the popular and controversial 2010 calendar features 12 hunky returned Mormon missionaries who served full-time missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. With the cover inspired by artist Arnold Friberg and his rendition of the Book of Mormon story, Captain Moroni …

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Moderate Mormons Launch Apology Site

The Advocate reports that a group of progressive/moderate Mormons have launched a site asking their church to apologize for anti-gay activism and to soften their attitude towards gay people. The site, www.lds.apology.org, calls on LDS leaders in a petition to stop antigay policies and fundraising. It also includes historical information about Mormon work to ban same-sex marriage, details about official …

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More Charges Of LDS Campaign Fraud

Californians Against Hate has filed a new complaint with the Fair Political Practices Commission, charging that the Mormon Church created the National Organization for Marriage as a “secret front” for their anti-marriage equality activities in at least eight states. According to CAH, the church has not properly disclosed their costs in creating the organization. The Mormon Church appears to have …

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Mormongate

Californians Against Hate executive director Fred Karger is relentless. The money war over Proposition 8 shows no signs of letting up. Opponents of the measure, which banned gay marriage in California, said today that they plan to file a second complaint with the state alleging the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints deliberately did not disclose its financial contributions …

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Donny Osmond On Gay Marriage

In the “About My Beliefs” section of Donny.com, the second-most famous Mormon in the country posted an undated response to a fan’s question about his stance on gay marriage: “My beliefs about marriage is beautifully stated in The Family – A Proclamation To The World, a document published by the leaders of our church back in 1995. I am going …

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The Mormon PR Disaster

The Salt Lake City Tribune notes the backlash against the LDS: Although they live a continent away from California, LDS Church members Gregory and JaLynn Prince, of Washington, D.C., still have felt the backlash from their church’s involvement in the traditional marriage initiative known as Proposition 8. Their daughter, Lauren, a Boston University student, has lost friends over the issue, …

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