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Some Mormons Pushing Church on Gay Marriage

posted on October 13, 2014

The Associated Press reports, “Court decisions this week paving the way for same-sex marriage to become legal in dozens of states, including Mormon strongholds like Utah, Idaho and Nevada, have emboldened a growing group of Latter-day Saints who are pushing the conservative church to become more accepting of gay members.” While the church’s stance towards gays has softened in recent years, church leaders are not yet ready to accept gay unions. While no one expects doctrinal change soon, Sarah Barringer Gordon, a history professor at the University of Pennsylvania, said, “Churches exist in societies as well and that can’t help but effect how they think.”

Read at Associated Press