“We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law.” – Articles of Faith 1:12
“The signers of the Declaration of Independence and the framers of the Constitution were inspired from on high to do that work.” – Brigham Young
This Day in LDS History
1832 While translating the Gospel of John, Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon receive a vision that comprises D&C 76. In the vision they see the Savior on the right hand of God, events in the premortal life, and the three degrees of glory.
1961 The Texas Mission is organized.
1998 During his tour of the continent, President Gordon B. Hinckley announces plans to build a temple in Accra, Ghana.