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Published: Saturday, Nov. 8 2008 2:12 a.m. MST

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AlexD

To anonymous: Polygomy was done in order to increase the membership in church. It had practical purpose. The problem with it is that it is hard to get rid of. That is way it was necessary for the Lord to use outside forces. Polygamy was always considered wrong by God. Read it. It's right in the Book of Mormon. Read Jacob chapter 2 verses 27 thru 33. That scripture has always been there and it clearly states that Polygamy is done only to raise "seed" unto Lord.

AlexD

To Trish: African Americans were always allowed to be members of the LDS church. One of the reasons they were chased out of Missouri was because the church newspaper condemned slavery. The LDS church members never had African slaves, but I doubt most churches in the United States can not say that.
Elder Ballard was interviewed once and asked why he believes Blacks did not hold the priesthood until 1978. He said, and I paraphrase, that it was because the church needed reach a certain stage of maturity. Today the LDS church is one of the fastest growing religions in Africa.

AlexD

To Trish: I find your statement that what the LDS teaches "will scare the heck out of you" to be true.
Who wants heck to be inside you anyways? Is that evil?..LOL. The church explains that people who have never heard of Christ will get a chance to hear it in the Spirit World. That is the most positive message you can ever know. Others belief that those people are doomed, but the LDS church shows a positive and uplifting message that they will hear the gospel. That certainly "scares the heck of me" LOL.

Colored and LDS

Colored people like me are for Prop 8!! So what? Are u going to manifest in Watts, Compton?? Go ahead,chances are you will get blown off!!! The Church is true and its led by a prophet and thats it!! California has spoken and thats it!!! Tolerance?? Now we can see the real color of some!!Not all of them thankfully!You already have right so be grateful and maybe a little bit less ignorant please about the LDS church..In case you do plan to use violence just remember that mormons do know how to fight,i would if someone messes up with my family or friends just because of our religion! Be Aware!! Mormons are not going to be intimidated!
This Church will Stand,make no mistake and for me its worth dying for!

WOW!

Major hate on this blog! For all of you who believe gay people are the Anti-Christ and will destroy the world - do something REALLY Christian and get to know just one gay person before making up your minds.

Seriously - ignorance and fear will get you nowhere!

Really?

People should be given the right to vote for what they believe. If I do not feel that extra tax dollars going to build a monument would be beneficial for society, I should have the right to vote no.

Also, one more note... If gays and lesbians are now allowed to marry, what about those polygamists who would be thrown in jail if they legally married multiple wives. I don't see the situation much further off. If we allow gays to marry, who has the right to tell polygamists they cannot marry?

Marriage in our society is between a man and a woman. Not between a man and a man, a woman and a woman, or a man and ten women.

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