More Mormons for Marriage: All You Need is Love….

Four* LDS people discuss their feelings about Prop. 8. We welcome submissions of other videos expressing respectful opposition to LDS church involvement in California’s Proposition 8, or Arizona’s Proposition 102. *Around a month after these four videos were posted, two of our guests were contacted by their local church leaders, and those local leaders asked […]

A Personal Story — It’s about Fairness and Equality for All

A guest post by Tom Bestor In the midst of all the debate over Proposition 8, I fear something important is being lost as we work toward protecting marriage equality: the impact on real people. Sure, you’ll occasionally hear a story like the one about the family who traveled to Florida and suffered outrageous discrimination […]

Rebuttal to “Six Consequences if Prop 8 Fails”

Guest post by Morris A. Thurston An anonymously-authored document titled “Six Consequences the Coalition Has Identified if Proposition 8 Fails” is currently being distributed by a coalition of churches and other organizations in support of Proposition 8, an initiative on the November 2008 California ballot. The intent of Proposition 8 is to overturn the California […]

Another reason to vote no Proposition 8

Pete Stahl has been rating California ballot propo­sitions since 1980. A native of San Diego and grad­uate of La Jolla High School, Pete started writing his reviews while a student at Harvard. As a new voter, he was appalled at the hysterical tone and utter lack of objectivity of the official arguments in the ballot […]

Examining the Consequences of Prop 8 – Part 1

Several versions of a document entitled, “The [insert number here] Consequences of a Loss on Prop 8″ have been circulating on blogs and emails for about a month now.  There are many places online where rebuttals have been posted, with varying degrees of rancor, including here. For a link to Part 2, the document created […]

Commentary: The Divine Institution of Marriage

Leland Chan received his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989. He is also a BYU graduate. Guest poster Leland Chan provides some commentary on the LDS Church’s Press Release, “The Divine Institution of Marriage,” as well as some “food for thought.” Both the press release and Leland’s comments are included […]

Come listen to us on RadioActive Tuesday the 9th

Mormons for Marriage friends Lisa Fahey,  Laura Compton and Carol Lynn Pearson will be the guests on Tuesday’s RadioActive program broadcast from Salt Lake City on KRCL 90.9. Lisa and Laura will be on for the first half hour (5-5:30 PDT) representing Mormons for Marriage and Carol Lynn will be on for the second half […]

Answers: The Bible and Homosexuality

Guest poster Sheldon Greaves holds a Ph.D. in ancient Near Eastern Studies from the University of California at Berkeley where he specialized in Hebrew Bible. He is currently the Chief Academic Officer at Henley-Putnam University, where he also teaches classes in Religious Extremism. Proposition 8, Homosexuality, and the Bible: An Excursus Now that the “family […]