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  1. Milan's New - Anti-Mosque' LawBy Barbie Latza NadeauRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Daily Beast

    Blatant anti-Islamic racism was bound to happen sooner or later as fear continues to spread across Europe after the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris. And there is nothing subtle about a new measure being considered in Italy's often-xenophobic northern regions.

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  2. Lake Mead National Recreation Area Seeking "Memories" For Exhibits On St. Thomas TownsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | National Parks Traveler

    In 1856 Mormon settlers established the small town of St. Thomas, Nevada, at the confluence of the Muddy and Virgin Rivers. After the construction of Hoover Dam, the town was inundated by the rising waters of Lake Mead in 1938.

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  3. Nondiscrimination, religious liberty bills not sure bets in Utah SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KSL-TV

    ... year. On Tuesday, three apostles from the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called upon local, state and federal governments to approve laws that would guarantee nondiscrimination based on sexual ...

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  4. 'Avenue Q' producer lends hand to B'way newbiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | New York Business.com

    Mr. McCollum, 52, earned a Tony Award - one of three - and millions of dollars producing Avenue Q , which features a group of Muppet-like creatures that would have definitely been banished from Sesame Street . This spring on Broadway, he is presenting Hand to God , a play about a puppet show staged at a Christian church in Texas, where a foul-mouthed sock puppet named Tyrone has a habit of blurting out decidedly un-Christian thoughts.

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  5. Mormon leaders call on lawmakers to protect gay rights - Wed, 28 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Mormon church issued a nationwide call Tuesday for new laws that protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination while somehow also protecting those who suffer repercussions for asserting their religious beliefs toward these people. "We must all learn to live with others who do not share the same beliefs or values," the church announced at a rare news conference including three elders from a high-level Mormon governing body called the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

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  6. Mormon Call for Gay Rights: Church Leaders Urge LGBT ProtectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | News Max

    Mormon leaders are calling for statewide gay rights protections in Utah along with safeguards for religious freedom. Laws supported by leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would protect against housing and employment discrimination for gay and lesbian residents, The Salt Lake Tribune reported.

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  7. Is Pope Francis the one liberal Catholics hoped for?: James Varney/linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | NOLA.com

    Is Pope Francis the pontiff Western leftists have long desired? And, if he is, is that something conservative Roman Catholics should get exercised about? It's an ongoing debate. Vatican tea leaves are notoriously difficult to read, but there are many signs that Francis is the shining ecclesiastical knight in white for liberals.

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  8. Mormon Church's shift on gay rights follows series of defeats in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... over judges followed a drawn-out battle over gay marriage in California. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was a leader in advocating for passage of Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that banned same-sex marriage in the state ...

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  9. Why The Mormon Church Deserves No Credit For Supporting LGBT ProtectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | ThinkProgress

    On Tuesday, the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that it now supports protections for the LGBT community in areas like housing and employment. Their position is muddled, however, by rhetoric indicating that these protections must be "balanced" by what the church labels "religious freedom" protections.

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  10. Mormon Church Now Supports Nondiscrimination Laws To Protect You And...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Queerty

    In a major step forward, the Mormon Church has decided that there should be laws to protect LGBT people against discrimination in housing and employment. In a major step backward, the Mormon Church has also decided that anyone an ignore those laws by citing religious liberty.

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  11. Mormons Condemn Discrimination Against GaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | News Talk Florida

    Leaders within the conservative Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are calling for Utah state laws that would protect gays and lesbians against housing and employment discrimination. It is an amplification of their already held position against discrimination.

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  12. How much will the Mormon Churcha s endorsement of LGBT protections sway Mormon lawmakers anyways?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Washington Post

    Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles participates in a news conference in Salt Lake City on religious freedom nondiscrimination on Jan. 27. Utah state Sen. Stephen Urquhart was given a heads-up two hours before the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints's news conference Tuesday on religious freedom and nondiscrimination. What church representatives told him in a meeting was broad - just five bullet points about what would be covered - but it reaffirmed the rumors lawmakers began hearing Monday night: The Church would come out in favor of LGBT nondiscrimination legislation.

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  13. Issues of Faith: Did the Mormons just solve the gay rights debate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Alabama Live

    In this April 5, 2014, file photo, people walk past the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City. On Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, Mormon leaders made a national appeal for what they called a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom.

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  14. 'Studio C' cast talks to LDS teens about humor - seriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Deseret News

    ... these four very funny people were asked to address teens who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about how humor affects our lives (for both good and ill), they had some pretty serious insights to share. Here's what they ...

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  15. Obituary: Tasha (Tishan Reed) SchuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Chino Valley Review

    Tasha Schuck, 42, of Chino Valley, Arizona, born April 26, 1972, in San Diego, California, passed away Dec. 24, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother to a very special daughter, Casey; a caring daughter to her parents; and a great friend to many.

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  16. Picturing history: Brigham Young fireplace mantel, Auburn, New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Deseret News

    One example of Brigham Young's carpentry skills is seen in what was once the William H. Seward home in Auburn, New York. Those who maintain and give tours of the home explain that the fireplace mantel pictured was crafted by a youthful Brigham Young, later the second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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  17. Don't Be Fooled: Mormons Still BigotsBy Samantha AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Daily Beast

    Here's a simple algebra equation to describe what it's like to grow up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Take the year, subtract 20, and that's the year it really is inside the Mormon gerontocracy. When I was a child, I was told that black people couldn't hold leadership positions until 1978 because it "just wasn't their time yet."

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  18. Romney Settles on a Political Brand That Lets Him Be HimselfRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Bloomberg

    Mitt Romney has been getting a lot of flack for his plan to, as Philip Rucker at The Washington Post wrote Tuesday, "re-brand himself as authentic." Part of that plan involves embracing the fact that he's a practicing Mormon and talking more about his faith, something he struggled with in 2008 and 2012.

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  19. Mormon church says it will back LGBT rights - but only if the US...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Independent

    Mormon church says it will back LGBT rights - but only if the US government allows it to assert its religious beliefs 'We must all learn to live with others who do not share the same beliefs or values', Mormon elders said Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies At a rare press conference in Salt Lake City yesterday, Mormon leaders backed calls to protect lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination, but only on the condition the US government and rights groups back off and allow them to assert their religious beliefs towards gay people.

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  20. Gordon B. HinckleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | By Common Consent

    "For some unknown reason there is constantly appearing the false rationalization that at one time in the long-ago, virtue was easy and that now it is difficult." Gordon B. Hinckley was called as an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1958, as an Apostle in September 1961, and then served as President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from March 12, 1995 until his death on January 27, 2008.

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