40 Years After Ending Black Ban, Mormons Still Grappling With RaceThe Mormon church on Friday will celebrate the 40th anniversary of reversing its ban on black people serving in the lay priesthood, going on missions or getting married in temples, rekindling debate about one of the faith's most sensitive topics.
Good Question: What Religions Are We In Minnesota?From the holidays, to political campaigns, to terrorism, we've been talking a lot about religion and faith these days. So, what religions are we in Minnesota? Good Question.
Report: LDS Church Says Kids Of Same-Sex Couples Not Eligible For MembershipThe Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints made a big announcement Thursday, saying children living with same-sex parents or guardians are not allowed to be members of the church.
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.
‘Book of Mormon’ Tickets On Sale, Sell Out Anticipated A line of fans snaked around the Orpheum Theatre on Hennepin Avenue Friday afternoon. Broadway fans couldn’t wait to get their hands on “Book of Mormon” tickets.
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.
Split In Cultural Conservatives Could Help RomneyThey know they're not crazy about Mitt Romney. But if the cultural conservatives gathered at a Values Voters Summit this weekend split among Rick Perry and other contenders they do like, it could wind up benefiting the front-running White House hopeful who troubles rather than excites them.