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Are Americans Biased Against Mormon Presidential Candidates?

belief101 Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 4:35 PM
I'm a Mormon and nothing is false as you claim except the typical hatred type wording you and other Anti-Mormon people use. We do have Temples. It has made me a better person. You have read the Old Testament I assume? Everything you have talked about is in the Bible. These things are not "done in a corner". The apostles were accused of setting the area in an uproar too. Alot of Mormons were rounded up and killed by people in the early days of the church who spoke just like you. Thats somewhat troubling and you sound very unchristian like in your assessment. Christ told the apostles not to cast their pearls before the swine. Is that keeping secrets? Or is it because some of these things are considered sacred?
18communes Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 4:42 PM
You Sacred is both Secret and Lied about. We understand, you're taught to. That is why only cult members are allowed into such places to see and hear such things. No other Christian faith has anything like it, but then again, Mormons aren't Christians.

The answer seems to be yes, unfortunately, but the results are somewhat encouraging.


Eighteen percent of Americans say they would not vote for a well-qualified presidential candidate who happens to be a Mormon, virtually the same as the 17% who held this attitude in 1967...

The exact percentage of Americans who resist the idea of voting for a Mormon has varied slightly over the eight times Gallup has asked the question, typically when a Mormon was running for president, including George Romney (1968 campaign), Orrin Hatch (2000 campaign), and Mitt Romney...