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The Book of Mormon Takes a Stand – for Obama

July 26, 2012

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Guest Post by Steve Warren – We all know Mitt Romney is the Mormon in this year’s presidential race.  Therefore, we ought to be safe in assuming that Book of Mormon teachings more closely align with his views than those of President Obama. Alas, if we made that assumption, we’d be wrong. Let’s examine what […]

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Living in the Field

July 2, 2012

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Post by Hannah Wheelwright – I have been told I live in the field. I’m not talking about the mission field that is white already to harvest – Utah is actually rather cloudy and brown right now from all the fires, not to mention the raining ash. (Last days, anyone?) I’m talking about a unique […]

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Win One For the Flipper

June 9, 2012

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Romney for gays

This is the fourth post in a series on Obama’s support for gay marriage. Guest post by JBS – When Obama announced his support for gay marriage, the conservative talk shows accused him of being political – they said that he only supported gay marriage because it would help him win votes in the election. And […]

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The Same Rights as Me

June 2, 2012

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This post is the third in a series.  Please scroll down to see the previous two posts. Guest post by Ruby – I’m happy to say that I support and applaud President Obama’s acceptance of gay marriage. Getting here has been a journey for me. I struggled greatly during the Prop 8 backlash (even though I […]

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The Bumper Stickers are Now Available!

April 20, 2012

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Here is the design – with a bigger and brighter font – (Some people said that the last one was a little hard to read from a distance on those wide Salt Lake City streets.)  Just click here.  Those of you that preordered: your stickers are on the way.

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Ann Romney and the War on Women

April 17, 2012

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Post by Eric R – You have probably heard about the dust-up over a comment Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen made about Ann Romney a few days ago. What Rosen actually said was that “you have Mitt Romney running around, saying, ‘Well you know, my wife tells me that what women really care about are economic […]

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Because you can’t wear the same bumper sticker every single day…

March 23, 2012

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Libby made this great t-shirt!  Check out her etsy website to get your very own Mormon for Obama t-shirt.  (I could get good at this marketing thing.)  Also, she is willing to lend us her design if anyone thinks they might like a bumper sticker like this – so let us know!  Here is the link […]

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For Republicans, Self-Reflection as “Weakness”

March 7, 2012

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Coexist, by Azra

Post by Eric R.  – You have probably heard quite a bit by now about a recent incident in Afghanastan in which several Qurans were burnt by US military personnel at Bagram air base. Apparently the Qurans had notes written in them by prisoners, and upon discovery were confiscated, mistakenly added to other garbage at […]

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A Proud Member of the Religious Left

February 7, 2012

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Post by Eric R – As a proud member of the Religious Left – and a Mormon – I understand that membership in the Church does not require a specific, pre-defined stance on important social issues. That said, I am regularly baffled by the vastly different interpretations that some members of my church arrive at on […]

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Take a Stand Against Super PACs

January 31, 2012

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Guest column by Jen N – Super PACs make me so mad.  Regardless of party affiliation, I think that everyone can agree that Super PACs are seriously undermining our democracy. Allowing individuals and corporations to make unlimited and undisclosed contributions is a sure way to buy politicians and thwart the democratic process. Please watch this excellent […]

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