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Mormons & polygamy

Reader comment on item: Westerners Welcome Harems
in response to reader comment: Mormons aren't polygamists

Submitted by pigpen (United States), Nov 26, 2008 at 19:46

Jason--- Mormons were polygamists but they aren't polygamists anymore!

Back when Utah was a territory polygamy was condoned and encouraged by the L.D.S. church. When it became clear that Utah would not archive statehood when it's citizens practiced polygamy, "GOD" sent divine revelation to "HIS" prophet and "HE" reversed "HIS" position on polygamy. Thus since 1890 plural wives are reserved for the Mormon's afterlife.
Utah was then able to become a state.

You probably won't find that on lds.org so crack open a U.S. history book or go to www.google.com and submit "mormon+polygamy"...


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