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Why I’m a Mormon and Support President Obama, Part 5/6: Social Issues

October 31, 2012

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Post by Randy Astle – As their name indicates, this is the elephant in the room for social conservatives. There’s a very large voting bloc that goes well beyond Mormonism for whom social issues, particularly perhaps abortion and now gay marriage, often take precedence over anything else. Described as “conservative family values,” these are often […]

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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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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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