The Priesthood Ban and Homosexuality: A Comparison with Limits

Disclaimer

This should in no way serve as an argument against recognition of gay marriage.

The comparison between the priesthood ban excluding the blacks and the Church’s opposition to gay marriage is practically begging to be made (see also here and here)–especially if you want the Mormon leadership to change their tune on gay marriage: “If the Church could change on this, then why not?

Why not, indeed?

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Elijah Ables and Gay Marriage

In the wake of the Supreme Court rulings which, for all intents and purposes, ensure that gay unions will be a part of America’s marriage culture, I am less interested in the politics and more interested in the souls of those who have had to teach themselves to stay in a faith where their friends uphold a dangerous system of subtle persecution—the kind that keeps them just close enough to be destructive.

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