The gay-rights group Equality Utah reiterated its call for the LDS Church to work with it on legislation, including medical rights, housing and employment rights and domestic partnerships that the LDS Church said in past statements it did not oppose.
"During such an emotional time, where wounds run deep, we must remind ourselves of the greater good," executive director Mike Thompson said. "We must make efforts to forgive where forgiveness is needed and fix what needs to be fixed. We must find ways to work together families in our community are depending on us. As the LDS Church stated, we can build a better society. Equality Utah is committed to doing just that."LDS temples in California, Salt Lake City and New York have been the subject of mass demonstrations over the faith's heavy involvement in the campaign to pass Proposition 8. More demonstrations are planned this weekend over marriage and gay rights including three in Salt Lake City.
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