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Can the Mormon Church Save ENDA?

Fred Karger | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Fred Karger

There are 10 Mormon members of the House of Representatives. If the Mormon Church would use its influence to get all 10 Mormon House members to support ENDA and have them to put some friendly pressure on Speaker Boehner, ENDA would likely become law.

Did Anti-Mormonism Cost Mitt Romney the 2012 Election?

Benjamin Knoll | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics
Benjamin Knoll

Despite the aggressive missionary program and public relations campaign on the part of the Mormon church, most Americans don't know any Mormons, perceive very little in common with them, and feel, at best, ambivalently toward them.

Will the Mormon Church Sit Out Hawaii's Gay Marriage Vote?

Fred Karger | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Fred Karger

The Mormon Church has a large presence in Hawaii. The Church-owned Brigham Young University -- Hawaii (BYUH) and the Polynesian Culture Center are there, along with enormous real estate holdings and thousands of Church members.

My Hero, Stephen

Bill Marriott | Posted 08.25.2013 | DC
Bill Marriott

No parent should have to see their child die, and those who do are members of a club that no one wants to belong to. Donna and I lost our dear son, Stephen, this week at the age of 54.

Hunter Stuart

Woman Converts After Seeing 'Book Of Mormon' | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.11.2013 | Religion

Liza Morong was a freshman in college when she went to see the Broadway musical "Book of Mormon" with her family while on a trip to New York City in S...

Immigration, Equality And The Public Opinions Of Mormons

Joseph Peterson | Posted 06.30.2013 | Religion
Joseph Peterson

When it comes to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint's involvement in the public sphere of social policy, I have to ask: Why is it OK to disagree with the Church's stance and policies on immigration but not on the issue of marriage equality?

Can Religious Leaders Sway Parishioners on Immigration? Research Says Yes

Benjamin Knoll | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Benjamin Knoll

Recent studies indicate that to one degree or another, American congregants of all political stripes tend to follow the lead of their religious leaders when it comes to immigration. President Obama was smart to enlist their support as he works to pass a comprehensive immigration overhaul this year.

What Drives NOM Now? Greed!

Fred Karger | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Fred Karger

Every public opinion poll now shows marriage equality enjoying well over 50 percent and gaining every day. Seems like the limb that Maggie Gallagher has been standing on is about to break.

Jaweed Kaleem

Atheists Launch Anti-Mormon Campaign Against Romney At Florida Debate | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.22.2012 | Religion

From interfaith efforts in support of Islam to "I am Mormon" billboards, it's become common for religious organizations to buy public ads to promote t...

Janell Ross

Mitt Romney: Dad Was Born In Mexico, Now Here's My Hard-Line Immigration Plan | Janell Ross | Posted 10.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney offered a disclaimer in the second presidential debate Tuesday before he addressed his stance on immigrati...

Mitt Romney, Neoconservatism, and the Book of Mormon

Benjamin Knoll | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Benjamin Knoll

Mormons (including Mitt Romney) may be more readily inclined to internalize and support neoconservative foreign policy positions because of themes and ideas that they have internalized from a lifetime of reading their sacred religious text.

Jaweed Kaleem

Mormon Church Announces Major Changes | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.07.2012 | Religion

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will rapidly increase the number of missionaries it sends throughout the world, church leaders have an...

Jaweed Kaleem

Mormon Romney Critic Threatened With Excommunication Has Hearing Postponed (UPDATE) | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.27.2012 | Religion

David Twede, the Mormon blogger who made international headlines after he said he was threatened with excommunication because he criticized church pra...

"Mormon Girl" Talks About Faith, Family, Struggles and Writing

Leah Singer | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Leah Singer

In The Book of Mormon Girl, Joanna Brooks writes a beautifully crafted memoir about growing up as a Mormon, how her life as a young kid felt and how it changed over time when she went to college and became a self-proclaimed feminist.

Jaweed Kaleem

The Mormon Marriage Crisis | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.14.2012 | Religion

This article is a part of Faith Shift, a Huffington Post series on how changes in demographics, culture, politics and theology are transforming religi...

Jaweed Kaleem

How Service To Mormon Faith Allowed Mitt Romney To Avoid Vietnam Draft | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

From an invocation from a Mormon friend and videos highlighting Mitt Romney's time as a church leader in Boston, where he pastored to thousands of Mor...

Jaweed Kaleem

The Story Behind Romney's Mormon Moment | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney has largely shied away from discussing his Mormon faith on the campaign trail, choosing instead to make his record as a businessman the ce...

Jaweed Kaleem

Cardinal Dolan And Prominent Mormon Will Offer Prayers At RNC | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.22.2012 | Religion

When Mitt Romney formally accepts his party's nomination for president next Thursday at the Republican National Convention, it will be a Mormon-Cathol...

Open Letter to Mormon Church President Thomas S. Monson

Fred Karger | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Fred Karger

We must stop this Religion-based bigotry. I once again appeal to you as the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) to sit down face to face and find common ground.

PHOTOS: Most And Least Mormon States In America

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 05.21.2012 | Religion

Click through the slideshow to see most and least Mormon states in the United States: A study measuring religious bodies in the United States cal...

FPPC Sworn Complaint Filed Against NOM

Fred Karger | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Fred Karger

I have found that the National Organization for Marriage did not report an additional $345,400 to Proposition 8 -- including $10,000 from Mitt Romney.

Evangelicals Will Rally for Romney

Ken Blackwell | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

In a matchup between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, it's an easy choice for conservatives like both of us to fully endorse Governor Romney in this year's election.

WATCH: Maher's Harsh Words For Mormonism

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.05.2012 | Comedy

During last week's episode of "Real Time with Bill Maher," the irreverent comedian blasted GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney for donating money t...

WATCH: Parents And Friends Of Gay Mormons Produce 'It Gets Better' Video

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As part of what seems to be a trend among Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' members, a group of parents and family members of lesbian, gay,...

PHOTOS: A Female Episcopal Priest Visits A Mormon Temple

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 06.22.2012 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

Latter Day Saints restrict temple access to members of their denomination who have proven themselves to be faithful and dedicated adherents. But when a new temple is built, anyone may enter prior to its dedication.