Religious Bigotry 2007

America’s Religious Bigots

In a country originally settled by religious extremists from Europe, there are apparently Americans who are espousing the same type of hatred of other Christian religions that raged after the Protestant Reformation centuries ago. Who are these religious bigots and what is the religion they hate so?

An American Faith

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church or Mormons) is the only truly American religion that has survived and flourished since the …

Fear of Mormons

A brand new national poll of Christian conservatives reveals that a large majority of them fear American Mormons more than they fear murdering terrorists. A recent political poll asked evangelicals: “Would you be more or less likely to vote for Mitt Romney if you knew him to be a Mormon or a radical Islamist?” The poll found that Evangelicals en masse would vote for a terrorist for U.S. president long before they would ever vote a Mormon into the highest office in the land. After all, they explain, a terrorist can be saved from his wayward ways, but Mormons are progeny of Lucifer.

Calling the Kettle Black

Janet Langhart Cohen was giving her impression of Mitt Romney, and the only criticism she could find was his religion. “I hate to talk about anybody’s faith, but …” then she did exactly that.


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