Topic / Mormons

Right-wing Mormons yearn for a return to the cult’s racist past

Back in December last year, Mormon Ayla ‘Purpose’, above, announced on her Nordic Sunrise blog – (motto: “In Search of the Christian Culture That Made Our Countries Great”) – that she had created a free ‘pro-white children’s book’. Then, on March 19, she reinforced her racist, anti-immigration sentiments on Red Ice TV, a far-right channel, […]

This man has a plan to force the Mormon Church to pay tax

Fred Karger, above, a prominent gay-rights activist and former US presidential candidate, has unveiled plans to build ‘the biggest, loudest and most comprehensive’ legal case ever mounted for revoking the tax-exempt status of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A longtime critic of Mormons’ involvement in California’s anti-gay 2008 Proposition 8 campaign, Karger […]

Mormon is sorry for atrocious remarks about a teen’s suicide

Jason Christensen, above, the Independent American Party candidate for Senate District 16 in Provo, Utah, has been forced to apologise for remarks he made about a gay youth’s suicide. Christensen said on Facebook: Yes this is sad, hopefully God will have mercy on both sins that this boy committed. The sins of homosexuality and the […]

Lawsuit claims Navajo children were abused by Mormons

Spencer W Kimball, pictured above, was a Mormon “prophet” who masterminded a programme that placed thousands of young Native Americans in the homes of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1947 and 2000. The Indian Student Placement Programme that drew in some 40,000 children stemmed from the Mormon belief that […]

Atheists are ‘at war with all mankind’

Mark Shea, above, who writes for the National Catholic Register, believes he knows precisely why atheists notch up higher scores than Christians in religious knowledge quizzes. Here’s his theory: Atheists  … being at war with all mankind about the thing that matters to it most, oppose all theists and are wary of the whole broad […]

Gay marriage poses a threat to the unborn

Utah lawyer Gene Schaerr, above, has identified a new threat posed by same-sex unions: abortions will soar if the US  Supreme Court rules next week in favour of making gay marriage a national reality. Schaerr – a “man of courage and conviction”, according to The Alliance Defending Freedom – predicts that the legalisation of same-sex […]

A clear-cut case of homophonia in Utah

Devout Utah Mormon Tim Torkildson, above, gets fired for supposedly associating the Nomen Global Language Center with homosexuality. Torkildson, according to the Wonkette blog, is “politically conservative, a devout Mormon”, who got himself sacked for writing a blog explaining homophones: words that sound the same but have different meanings and often different spellings — such […]

Mormons ape Islam over apostasy

A COUPLE  of years back, a Mormon bishop from Illinois got into hot water for coming out as an ardent supporter of gay rights. Death threats followed. Life got weird fast for Kevin Kloosterman, above, who was reported here as saying: Mormons of the more conservative variety called for me to be excommunicated. There was […]

Trending now: Mormon ‘magic underwear’ porn

I REALLY don’t know who’s more shocked over a weird new development in the world of porn, me or the apostles of the Church of Latter Day Saints. My shock, though, was tempered with mirth. I actually burst out laughing in the bar last night when Sensations barman, Sammy Kruz, asked me whether I – […]

Mormons angered by ‘tasteless’ cover

A SPOKESMAN for The Church of Latter Day Saints this week lashed out at Businessweek’s latest cover, which uses humour to highlight an in-depth investigation into the affairs of the barmy religion … or cult, as some claim. Said LDS spokesman Michael Purdy (pictured top): The Bloomberg Businessweek cover is in such poor taste it […]