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 Mormon Church: We Vow to Fight for LGBT Rights


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as the Mormon Church, announced Tuesday it would back legal efforts to protect LGBT people from discrimination along with religious freedom protections. This middle ground approach is consistent with the teachings of Jesus Christ, church leaders said.

Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, called the effort "well-intentioned but naive."
LDS leaders acknowledged that the LGBT community has faced discrimination and violence against them. LGBT people should be protected from discrimination in housing, employment and other places where discrimination exists, they said, but religious freedom must also be protected in such laws. ...

read more: http://www.christianpost.com/news/mormon-church-we-vow-to-fight-for-lgbt-rights-but-dont-trample-our-religious-freedom-so-baptist-leader-says-lds-is-naive-133190/


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 Re: Mormon Church: We Vow to Fight for LGBT Rights

This, in spite of their rhetoric to the contrary, is for their long term hope to reinstate polygamy. And, constitutionally, I do not see how courts can deprive them and remain consistent with their homosexual rights decisions.


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