03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

GOP Councilman In Iowa Calls Mormonism A Cult

The Mormon faith of presidential candidate Mitt Romney continues to receive scrutiny and criticism in ways that would likely not be so vocally aimed at any faith other than, perhaps, Islam.

In Marion, Iowa, City Councilman Craig Adamson -- a registered Republicans who considers himself a supporter of Mike Huckabee -- sent out an email asserting that if "you think religion, especially Christianity, is being marginalized by ACLU and other organizations" then "you would be piling on" if you vote for Mitt Romney because "Mormonism is a cult. In case I didn't type it clearly enough ... Mormonism is a cult."

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