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Elder Dallin H. Oaks Calls for Balance and Accommodation, Not Culture Wars

Elder Dallin H. Oaks Calls for Balance and Accommodation, Not Culture Wars

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom. A leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told a gathering of several hundred lawyers, judges and religious leaders in California today that secularists and religionists with opposing views should seek balance and accommodation with each other rather than total victory for one side only. Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum …

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Elder Rasband Calls for “Religious Freedom and Fairness for All”

Elder Rasband Calls for "Religious Freedom and Fairness for All"

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom. Speaking to students at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, Tuesday, September 15, 2015, Ronald A. Rasband of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said, “Our society has become so blind by its quest to redress wrongful discrimination against one class of people that it is now …

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Church Applauds Passage of Utah Senate Bill 296

Church Applauds Passage of Utah Senate Bill 296

UPDATE: The Church has released a background explanation “to help members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and others understand the background and the decisions relating to the passage of bills in the 2015 Utah legislative session that bear on important principles of religious liberty and LGBT rights.” View it here. As posted on Mormon Newsroom, The Church of Jesus …

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Salt Lake City Officer Placed On Leave for Requesting Not to Participate in Gay Pride Parade Speaks Out on Religious Freedom

Salt Lake City Officer Placed On Leave for Requesting Not to Participate in Gay Pride Parade Speaks Out on Religious Freedom

Eric Moutsos doesn’t believe he should have to leave his personal convictions at home when he walks out the door to go to work — particularly his religious beliefs. But his former boss, Salt Lake Police Chief Chris Burbank, says when an officer shows up to work for his department, that officer is expected to do their job. And if …

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