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Legal experts gobsmacked after British judge orders Mormon leader to prove faith’s origins

A disgruntled former Mormon has convinced an English court to file two summonses to appear against Thomas S. Monson, the current president of the Mormon Church. Tom Phillips based his complaint on the Fraud Act of 2006, a British law that outlaws making a profit off of false representations. According…

Mormon Church to accept gay boy scouts

James Oliver, left, hugs his brother and fellow Eagle Scout, Will Oliver, who is gay, as Will and other supporters carry petitions to end the ban on gay scouts and leaders in front of the Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Dallas, Texas. (Tony Gutierrez/AP) For the Boy…  …

Elie Wiesel calls out Romney on Mormon church’s proxy baptisms

Elie Wiesel, the renowed Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner, is requesting that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney urge the Mormon church to abandon the practice of posthumous baptisms of non-Mormons. In an interview with The Huffington Post Tuesday, Wiesel addressed the issue after learning that his own name…

Mormon Church admits spending more than 100 times the amount to pimp Prop 8 than it reported

Bearing false witness is no problem for these folks. That or they have a serious deficit in math sklls. (365gay): Six weeks into an investigation by California’s Fair Political Practices Commission, the Church of Latter-Day Saints has admitted that it spent nearly $188,000 more on the campaign to approve Proposition…

Prop 8 protests going strong

Thousands of people protesting Prop 8 are filling the streets and disrupting traffic during rush hour. Here is a link to live coverage of protests going on right now in Westwood (above). Journalist Karen Ocamb was at the protests today and shares photos. From earlier in the day: Protesters line…

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