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Mormon Leader Rants Against Gays After Suicides
Hypatia
Maybe I should post this in the 'Rant' forum...

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[quote]Mormon Elder Boyd K. Packer still hasn't corrected his inaccurate and dangerous statements.

Five days ago, in the wake of multiple suicides of gay teens who were "bullied to death," the second highest-ranking official in the Mormon Church told an audience of millions that same-sex attraction was "immoral and impure" and can be "overcome"
Edited by Hypatia on 10/08/2010 15:31
 
Hypatia
[url]http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101008/ap_on_re_us/us_mormon_church_protest[/url]

[quote]Utah gay activists protest Mormon church remarks

By JENNIFER DOBNER, Associated Press Writer Jennifer Dobner, Associated Press Writer
 
catman
Unfortunately, it doesn't surprise me. Impure and unnatural? Other animals have incidence of homosexuality, so it isn't unnatural. Impurity is a value judgment. If purity means accepting the Bible, the Book of Mormon and the accompanying insanity as fact, let's hear it for impurity.
 
seeker
I thought Mormons were impure and unnatural. Mormanism doesn't occur in nature and there is nothing pure about Mormanism except perhaps the level of stupidity they exhibit.
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana
 
Doubting Thomas
Funny how homophobes always quote high suicide rates as reasons why people shouldn't be gay - not understanding that it's the homophobia which causes gay people to be depressed & suicidal in the first place. I mean, face it: If you were constantly being told that you're a sick, disgusting pervert and no better than a child molester, you'd get depressed too.
You're just jealous because the voices are talking to me and not you.
 
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