Mormon church softens anti-gay stance, gripes about ‘religious freedom’

Too little, too late? In a major announcement the Mormon church softens their anti-gay stance by declaring they will support some legal protections for gays and lesbians; however, the church will continue to oppose same-sex marriage, and wants legislation to protect “religious freedom.”CNN reports that in a rare press conference on Tuesday at church headquarters in Salt Lake City, Mormon leaders pledged to support some anti-discrimination laws for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender peo … [Read more...]

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Mormon terrorist: Oregon school shooter wanted to kill ‘sinners’

The journal of the young Oregon school shooter described as a “devout Mormon” reveals he was determined to kill “sinners” who “smoked cigarettes and took the Lord's name in vain.” Jared Michael Padgett, a 15-year-old freshman, terrorized his suburban high school last Tuesday in yet another tragic school shooting. Padgett killed fellow student, 14-year old Emilio Hoffman, in the boys' locker room, and also shot and injured a teacher, before taking his own life after exchanging gunfire with polic … [Read more...]

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Mormons declare war on masturbation in creepy new video

A recently released video by Brigham Young University–Idaho compares masturbators to wounded soldiers, and encourages students to identify to religious officials friends they think are masturbating. The awkward and creepy video, “Wounded On The Battlefield,” compares reporting a friend to religious authorities for masturbating  to rescuing a wounded soldier in a time of war. In the video,  BYU-Idaho President Kim B. Clark reminds students  to reach out to roommates in need: “If you need to, tal … [Read more...]

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