Skip to comments.Insight: Silent or supportive, conservatives give gay marriage momentum (LDS does 180?)
Posted on 03/25/2013 11:56:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
On a frosty December night last year, about two dozen guests slipped into the Alta Club, a century-old private retreat a block away from the temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that dominates Salt Lake City.
Two men, who didn't know each other, were the reason for the dinner: church lobbyist Bill Evans and gay rights leader Rick Jacobs. Evans was a point man for the church's successful effort to pass California's gay marriage ban, known as Prop 8, in 2008. Jacobs, leader of Courage Campaign, produced a 2008 commercial against the ban showing Mormon missionaries ransacking the home of a lesbian couple.
Politics was not on the agenda - just getting to know each other. "The two hit it off," said host Greg Prince, a medical researcher and church member who had come to know both men. He noted that less than a month before the dinner, the church had launched a website with a major change in its view of gays: the site said homosexuality was not a choice.
"There has been a shift of some tectonic plate somewhere," Prince said.
Shifting attitudes among some conservatives and many businesses is altering the landscape around gay marriage, long considered a uniquely liberal and political issue, at one of its most crucial junctures - its review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the court's nine justices will hear arguments on the constitutionality of Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, which excludes gay couples from federal benefits.....
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And them the holy grail of leftism: child sex.
Step one: Normalize butt sex.
Step two: lower the age of consent.
Mormons. Good citizens and fine neighbors, but it’s a business and not a religion. Doctrine is determined by monetary considerations.
neither of these guys speaks for the LDS church, any more than Joe Biden speaks for the Catholic church.
It’s propaganda to tell Mormons: See even your own folks don’t believe in God’s word.