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Mormon Church

About 1,500 Mormons Resign From Church In Protest Of Same-Sex Policy

About 1,500 Latter-day Saints have submitted letters of resignation from the Mormon Church to protest a new policy barring children of married same-sex couples from being baptized until they are adults, movement organizers said on Sunday.

November 15, 2015

Mormon Church’s Shift On Gay Rights Follows Series Of Defeats In California

The bruising battle over Proposition 8 caused a Mormon shift on gay rights.

January 28, 2015

Analysis: Feminism And Mormon Doctrine Collide And Lead To Rare Excommunication

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Kate Kelly, the face of the latest wave of feminist demands on the Mormon church, said she is unlikely to seek rebaptism in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints any time soon, after she was formally excommunicated on Monday. “I’ve done nothing wrong and have nothing to […]

June 24, 2014

Mormon Women’s Leader Says Excommunicated From Church

Los Angeles (AFP) — The Mormon church has ex-communicated the founder of a prominent women’s group for “conduct contrary” to its laws and order, according to an email cited Monday by the woman involved. Kate Kelly, a founder of Ordain Women, said in a blog that she had been informed of her ouster after an […]

June 24, 2014

America Still Has Much To Learn From Elizabeth Smart

If I had to describe Elizabeth Smart with a single adjective, that word would be “sane.” If allowed a second, I’d add “courageous.” Most people recognize Smart as the 14-year-old Utah girl who was kidnapped from her bedroom by a self-proclaimed Mormon “prophet” and his equally deranged wife and used as a sex slave for […]

January 15, 2014