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New Scientific Study Suggests Humans May Have Come to Americas By Boat

New Scientific Study Suggests Humans May Have Come to Americas By Boat

Photo by Dorling Kindersley / Getty Images A new study is challenging long-held truths about how humans populated the American continent; members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will likely find the new theory familiar. The study, published in the journal Nature, refutes the theory that humans first populated North America by way of a land bridge that once connected …

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Hillary Clinton Speaks Directly to Mormon Voters About Religious Freedom, Constitution

Hillary Clinton Speaks Directly to Mormon Voters About Religious Freedom, Constitution

Photo by Gage Skidmore In an exclusive op-ed with Deseret News, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke about what she has in common with the Mormon population in Utah and Utah legislators. “I’m running for president to make sure our country continues to live up to our founding principles,” Clinton wrote. She referenced Mormon history continually throughout the piece, comparing …

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Read the Open Letter from the Mormon Candidate for President

Read the Open Letter from the Mormon Candidate for President of the United States

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were fascinated by today’s news that Evan McMullin, a former CIA operative, House GOP Policy Director, business professional, and active member of the Church announced his decision to run as an independent candidate for President of the United States. In an open letter on his official website, McMullin spoke honestly …

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LDS Olympians Share Behind-the Scenes Look at Rio Olympics

LDS Olympians Share Behind-the Scenes Look at Rio Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics are underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and multiple members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are participating in behalf of multiple countries. We’ve gathered some of their best posts from social media to get you some fun insights into the games.   One of the special moments from last night! Team USA …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 31

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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Porn Magazine Drops Mormon-Themed Issue on the Doorsteps of Church Leaders

Porn Magazine Drops Mormon-Themed Issue on the Doorsteps of Church Leaders

“The Mormon war on porn is coming for you.” This subtitle is the least obscene part of the latest issue of Penthouse, a porn magazine angry at the state of Utah for their public declaration that pornography is a public health crisis and their belief that the Church is influencing legislation. The magazine specifically calls out Utah Governor Gary Herbert, …

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Gary Johnson Publishes Open Letter to Mormons, Utah About Religious Freedom

Gary Johnson Publishes Open Letter to Mormons, Utah About Religious Freedom

Gary Johnson, presidential candidate hopeful from the Libertarian Party, upset Mormons after he made comments to a reporter about religious freedom being a “black hole” that could lead to discrimination. Johnson also made a reference to Mormonism, stating, “Back to Mormonism. Why shouldn’t somebody be able to shoot somebody else because their freedom of religion says that God has spoken …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 24

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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