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The Consequence of Court Edict – Some Thoughts on Kim Davis and Civil Disobedience

I haven’t followed the Kim Davis controversy closely, so I haven’t really formed a strong opinion of her specific case. However I do feel strongly that just as we make room for conscientious objectors related to war, we absolutely need … Continue reading

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LDS Apostle D. Todd Christofferson Did NOT Say that it is Okay for LDS Members to Support Same-Sex Marriage

Even though the partial transcript I made of an interview with LDS Apostle D. Todd Christofferson is a few months old, in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, the post has received a considerable number … Continue reading

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LDS Apostle D. Todd Christofferson on Disagreeing with the Church about Same-Sex Marriage

[UPDATE June 28, 2015 – See follow up post: LDS Apostle D. Todd Christofferson Did NOT Say that it is Okay for LDS Members to Support Same-Sex Marriage] On Friday, March 13th, Elder  D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve … Continue reading

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An Epigenetic Argument Against Same-Sex Marriage and Parenting

What is Transgenerational Epigenetics? In 1809 Jean-Baptiste Lamarck published a book entitled Philosophie Zoologique in which he proposed a theory of animal evolution partially founded on the idea that the effects of environmental influences on parents could be inherited by their children. In other … Continue reading

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Sex-Agnostic Domestic Partnerships – A Practical Compromise on Same-Sex Relationships and Traditional Marriage

One of the most frustrating things about modern politics is the “all-or-nothing” approach to solving problems. For some reason we feel compelled to make sweeping comprehensive changes instead of taking smaller piecemeal steps for things on which we CAN compromise. … Continue reading

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