Mormon Church Leader Wants People To Stop Calling Them "Mormons"Mormon church President Russell M. Nelson said he wants people to stop using "Mormon," or "LDS" as substitutes for the full name of the religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
93-Year-Old Former Heart Surgeon Set To Become Next Mormon PresidentThe man set to become the next president of the Mormon church is 93-year-old former heart surgeon Russell Nelson, whose track record has led to predictions that he won't make major changes.
Mormon Church Severs Some Ties With Boy Scouts Of AmericaThe Mormon church, the biggest sponsor of Boy Scout troops in the United States, announced Thursday it is pulling as many as 185,000 older youths from the organization.
Polygamist Sect Fears Dwindle In Texas TownWhen word spread eight years ago that a polygamist sect had settled in a remote corner of Texas, many in the town of Eldorado were nervous.
Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue TimesConsider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's 13% Tax Admission Is Not EnoughMitt Romney pays a SHOCKINGLY low percentage of his income on taxes. For a man of his means seeking public office it is a SHAMEFUL number. But Romney is a man without shame.
Opinion: Harry Reid Gives Mitt HellAn investor in Bain told Senator Reid that Mitt Romney had not paid any taxes over a ten year period, but maybe the more intriguing story is who else he hasn't been sending money to in years past.
Opinion: Romney's Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White VotesRomney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
Polygamist Leader Seeks Texas Prison ReleaseA convicted polygamist leader serving life in prison for sexual assault of two girls has told another Texas court to release him.
$4.5 Million Spent On Texas FLDS ProsecutionSince authorities swarmed the polygamist ranch of sect leader Warren Jeffs, state prosecutors have spent more than $4.5 million racking up convictions.
Former FLDS Leader Sentenced To 10 Years JailA jury sentenced Wendell Loy Nielsen to 10 years in prison on Friday, two days after he was convicted on three counts of bigamy.
Former Polygamist Leader To Be Sentenced For BigamyA former counselor to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs faces up to 10 years in prison after his conviction for bigamy.