SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The selection of this city for one of the largest interfaith meetings in the world is no coincidence, but a clear sign that both the Parliament of the World’s Religions and the LDS church have evolved.
Articles tagged “Utah”
(Reuters) The filing referred to the Supreme Court’s June ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, saying that Utah’s position against plural families relies on outdated law.
SALT LAKE CITY — Other government agencies and nonprofits will still provide education and prevention programs for sexually transmitted diseases, he said.
SALT LAKE CITY — “We don’t drink alcohol, we don’t smoke, we avoid coffee — but we certainly do sugar,” BYU marketing professor Glenn Christensen said. “It’s the only allowed indulgence.”
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The bill grew out of weeks of negotiations between lawmakers, the LGBT community and Mormon leaders, who stated their rare — some have said historic — support for the legislation.
(Reuters) Utah used firing squads for decades before adopting lethal injections in 2004. A bill to revive it was introduced amid national concerns about the efficacy of lethal injections.
(RNS) Mormons put Utah on top, with 51 percent of Utah residents attending church weekly, the highest in U.S., according to a new Gallup poll.
(Reuters) State Rep. Kraig Powell sought to remove the barriers in 2013 and 2014. But his proposals have failed to win enough support in the face of resistance from the Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The move, one LGBT advocates have been pushing for years, provides a major boost for the prospects of of a state nondiscrimination statute.