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Romney and His Faith

Steve of CA Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 1:55 AM
"This does not mean Romney should quote from the Book of Jarom in his convention speech. It is constitutionally improper for a president (or prospective president) to be sectarian." i disagree it is not uncommon for candidates to quote a verse or two from the Bible in a speech, so since the Book of Mormon is Romney's holy scripture it should be fine for him to quote from it.
Kurt96 Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 3:34 PM
I have no doubt that come Inauguration Day, Mitt Romney will place his hand on George Washington's Bible and take the Oath of Office just as every President before him has. He believes in the Bible every bit as firmly as he believes in the Book of Mormon, as do I.

WASHINGTON -- Concerning Mormons and Republicans, history offers a large helping of irony. In 1843, an Army officer named John C. Fremont led a geographical expedition of 39 men more than 1,700 miles to the shores of the Great Salt Lake. His report on the journey inspired hounded Mormons to mount their wagons and resettle in the Great Basin.

Thirteen years later in Philadelphia, Fremont became the first presidential nominee of the Republican Party, which adopted a platform opposing the "twin relics of barbarism -- Polygamy, and Slavery." The slogan, and the anti-Mormon sentiment behind it, caught on. A...