Over a Thousand Mormons Quit Church Over Its Outrageous Ostracization of LGBTQ+ People
Over a thousand members of the Church of Latter Day Saints have quit the church in protest of its denouncement of LGBTQ+ people. Earlier this month, the church had declared that any of its members who entered into same-sex relationships would be declared apostates, and their children would not be eligible for baptism. Yeah, you read that right: apostate. We’ve gone full Dragon Age.
As anyone who is even tangentially aware of Mormonism would know, being a Mormon runs deep–it affects major aspects of your life, down to what you can eat and drink. So making the decision to quit the church results in a huge change across your entire life.
It’s heartbreaking to see people being put to a decision between their loved ones and their church, but frankly any institution that would put you in that position probably doesn’t have your best intentions in mind.
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