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To: Elsie
What good is a newspaper owned by the 'church' if it spits out non-faithbuilding articles like this?

They own stock in a pharmecutical company?

25 posted on 02/07/2013 6:48:09 AM PST by BlueDragon
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To: BlueDragon
They own stock in a pharmecutical company?


Well...

If HISTORY has any bearing on the matter:

Along with drinking alcohol, Joseph Smith sold, at the formerly Mormon-owned store called Zion’s Cooperative Mercantile, tea, coffee, and tobacco–all forbidden under the Word of Wisdom. On December 22, 1841, eight years after the Word of Wisdom was put in place, Joseph records that 13 wagons of groceries arrived at the new store, delivering, among other things, tea and coffee (History of the Church, 4:483). Also George Albert Smith remarked, “We are doing a great business in tea, coffee and tobacco in the Co-operative Store” (October 7, 1873, Journal of Discourses 16:238; also cited in Donna Morley’s, A Christian Woman’s Guide to Understanding Mormonism, p. 223, Note #13).

26 posted on 02/07/2013 9:14:52 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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