Monday, December 01, 2008

Mormons Losing Members Over Anti-Gay Campaigns

The Mormon Church hierarchy organized millions of dollars and thousands of hours of manpower to pass California's Proposition 8 and Arizona's Prop 102, but the church's tactics haven't sat so well with some of its members--including families, members with Mormon heritage going back 150 years.Someday, the people and the churches who oppose allowing gay and lesbian peoples to commit legally to loving married relationships will come to be seen as just as bigoted as those who opposed civil rights for African Americans. Given that its people have suffered from bigotry over the years, the Mormon church should be ashamed to represent that kind of bigotry today.

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