From the Daily Mail UK: Nearly half of Mormons say church members face significant discrimination in the United States, and a third believe voters are not ready to elect Mitt Romney, or any other member of their church, president.
A survey of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life comes as the former Massachusetts governor fights to keep his GOP front-runner status.
The campaign moves next to the January 21 primary in South Carolina, where evangelical voters are key. Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, who is Mormon, is also seeking the Republican nomination.
LDS church leaders have long complained that critics take obscure or outdated Mormon teachings and describe them as core doctrine.
The church cast aside the teaching of polygamy in 1890, and in 1978, abolished the barrier that kept those of African descent from full participation in the church. In the latest Pew survey, only two per cent of Mormons said polygamy is morally acceptable.
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