…and (he’s) a Mormon?

Hi.  My name is N. Randy Smith and I’m a judge appointed to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals by President George W. Bush.  I, along with two of my colleagues (liberal Stephen Reinhardt and moderate Michael Daly Hawkins) am going to hear the appeal of the “Prop 8 Case” on December 6th.  And I’m […]

Latest LDS Instructions on GLBT Issues

The LDS Church issues instructions and guidelines to local leaders in a book called the Church Handbook of Instructions.  A new version is being released this weekend, replacing the 2006 version and its updates. Local leaders, who are not professionally trained clergy, rely on a combination of worldwide satellite broadcast trainings conducted by General Authorities, […]