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Romney's Mormon Challengenew

What Bexar County's primaries could tell America about the anti-Mormon vote.
San Antonio Current  |  Jeffrey Wright  |  04-11-2012  |  Elections

Mormon Celebrity Meltdownnew

A drug-fueled journey through the Mormon film business.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Stephen Dark  |  12-14-2011  |  Features

Can Mormons Be Trusted? A Shallow Guide to Managing Your Most Ill-Informed Fearsnew

​Last month evangelical leaders gathered in D.C. for the Values Voter Summit, where disciples of the Pissed-Off Jesus harrumphed and yammered about how much America sucked. That's when the bomb ignited.
Dallas Observer  |  Pete Kotz  |  11-03-2011  |  Commentary

Romney's Real Problemnew

Mitt Romney is a weird robot and conservatives hate him. But his bigger problem is he's also a Mormon.
Hartford Advocate  |  Nick Keppler  |  06-21-2011  |  Commentary

A Commitment to Principlesnew

Even those uncomfortable with Mormon institutions should appreciate BYU's suspension of star basketball player Brandon Davies.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  03-10-2011  |  Sports

The LDS Church Eyes Barren Wetlands as a Future City Within Salt Lake Citynew

What is now home mostly to birds, mosquitoes and deer flies would eventually house up to 70,000 people in “a variety of neighborhoods with a range of housing types for a diverse population,” according to an update of the 2009 draft of the Northwest Quadrant Master Plan.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Katharine Biele  |  03-16-2010  |  Religion

Portland's LGBT Mormons Explain Who They Are, What They Wantnew

Jason Giles, leader of the Portland chapter of LGBT Mormon group Affirmation, says Portland's gay Mormon community is more robust, cohesive, and visible than in similar cities like San Francisco.
The Portland Mercury  |  Sarah Mirk  |  12-17-2009  |  LGBT

Tempe Street Preacher Omar Call Preaches the Gospel of Atheismnew

Usually, street preachers share the word of God. But this blue velvet guy is a different kind of preacher. He's a devout non-believer, and he preaches atheism.
Phoenix New Times  |  Niki D'Andrea  |  12-30-2008  |  Religion

The Blame Game Erupts Over Prop. 8new

With one exit poll showing 70 percent of blacks and 53 percent of Latinos supporting California's same-sex marriage ban, blacks and Latinos are being blamed for helping put Prop. 8 over the top. Only the Mormon Church has been slammed harder, by loud and passionate crowds.
L.A. Weekly  |  Patrick Range McDonald  |  11-14-2008  |  LGBT

Polygamy and Menew

Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but for one mainstream Mormon, the effects linger.
Dallas Observer  |  Jesse Hyde  |  11-03-2008  |  Religion

Stephen Singular on Mormon Polygamist Warren Jeffsnew

His current book details the rise of Warren Jeffs, the leader of the FLDS, who was convicted on two counts of being an accomplice to rape for forcing a 14-year-old girl to marry her 19-year-old cousin.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Jill Thomas  |  07-29-2008  |  Nonfiction

Combating Intolerance is a Big Motivating Factor for Author Carolyn Howard-Johnsonnew

Recently named Woman of the Year in Arts and Entertainment by the California Legislature, Howard-Johnson, author of a book and short stories about Mormons, deftly uses minute details to bring life and depth to her fictional characters.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Liz Hedrick  |  06-30-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Using Mitt Romney's Presidential Run as History Lessonnew

The tremendous political and military power that Joseph Smith built during his lifetime fueled a rabid anti-Mormonism that many observers believe is Romney's greatest political obstacle, a topic that Christing explores in his documentary.
San Antonio Current  |  Elaine Wolff  |  10-17-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Mitt Loony: You Have To be Crazy to Vote for This Guynew

You have to be several Sundays short of a calendar month to vote for a Mormon for president.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Edwin Decker  |  10-03-2007  |  Commentary

The Search for the Mormons' Garden of Edennew

Mitt Romney and his fellow Mormons believe Adam ate the forbidden fruit in Independence, Missouri -- we set out to investigate.
The Pitch  |  Justin Kendall  |  09-11-2007  |  Religion

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