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Published: Wednesday, Sept. 11 2013 3:30 p.m. MDT

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TWfromAL
Harvest, AL

Loved this article.. Thanks Bishop Hayashi!

I am LDS and live in Alabama. A couple of weeks ago I was attending a political breakfast in a small town in north Alabama. I listened to the speakers. I enjoyed all but one. One of the leading state legislative officials was boasting about Alabama's standing in different areas around the nation. He said Alabama was second to Utah in something... but Alabama was ahead of Utah in allowing for only one wife!... and no offense to any Mormons or people from Utah. The room was filled with Republican Christians.

I was offended. The Christians/Born Agains/ Evangelicals do not consider the LDS Church to be a legitimate religion therefore it is perfectly okay to make Mormons and Mormonism a punchline or butt of their jokes.

It amazes me that the Republicans are in desperate need of votes and support and yet are willing to turn their backs on potential voters based on religion.

JonathanPDX
Portland, Oregon

It is not the amount of God's Light we have that makes the
difference, but what we do with the Light we are given.

Bishop Hayashi obviously uses more than most.

I wish him peace and happiness in the Gospel of Christ.

Utahdane
Bountiful, UT

Once when I was very poor I went to the Episcopalian church in Centerville, Utah and they fed me dinner. I found out that the Mormons and the Episcopalians were sharing the expenses for this. I was proud of both groups.

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