Why Race Is Still a Problem for Mormons

Why Race Is Still a Problem for Mormons

There are 19 comments on the Free Republic story from Aug 19, 2012, titled Why Race Is Still a Problem for Mormons. In it, Free Republic reports that:

'It doesn't make a particle of difference,' proclaimed the Mormon apostle Bruce R. McConkie a few months later, 'what anybody ever said about the Negro matter before the first day of June of this year, 1978.' McConkie meant such words to encourage Mormons to embrace the new revelation, and he may have solemnly believed that it made the history of ... (more)

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fedupwiththemess

Haymarket, VA

#1 Aug 20, 2012
Because they are all lilly white racist.
fedupwiththemess

Haymarket, VA

#2 Aug 20, 2012
Because they are hateful and hate blacks.
Sam

Salt Lake City, UT

#4 Aug 24, 2012
fedupwiththemess wrote:
Because they are hateful and hate blacks.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints loves all people.
See the list of church leaders and pictures.
http://www.ldschurchnews.com/articles/62265/N...
fedupwiththemess

Nokesville, VA

#5 Aug 24, 2012
Sam wrote:
<quoted text>
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints loves all people.
See the list of church leaders and pictures.
http://www.ldschurchnews.com/articles/62265/N...
Liar...you hate blacks and did not let them in the church until 1980.
yup

Lexington, KY

#6 Aug 24, 2012
fedupwiththemess wrote:
<quoted text>Liar...you hate blacks and did not let them in the church until 1980.
they also think there, and native Americans skin is dark because of a curse from god..
Does any religion not teach hate
fedupwiththemess

Nokesville, VA

#7 Aug 25, 2012
yup wrote:
<quoted text>
they also think there, and native Americans skin is dark because of a curse from god..
Does any religion not teach hate
Christian does not. JESUS is love all the way.
yup

United States

#8 Aug 25, 2012
Anyone who is captured will be run through with a sword. Their little children will be dashed to death right before their eyes. Their homes will be sacked and their wives raped by the attacking hordes. For I will stir up the Medes against Babylon, and no amount of silver or gold will buy them off. The attacking armies will shoot down the young people with arrows. They will have no mercy on helpless babies and will show no compassion for the children.(Isaiah 13:15-18 NLT)
Not very loving Christian verse
yup

United States

#9 Aug 25, 2012
Some mormon text for you

in the Book of Mormon is 2 Nephi 5:21.
It is said that God cursed the Lamanites with black skin so they would not be enticing unto the Nephites.

Even though Alma 17:14 describes the Lamanites as being a wild, ferocious, plundering, robbing, and
murdering people, God felt the need to change their skin color to make them not enticing to the Nephites ...
as if their immoral acts were not sufficient enough to deter the Nephites into wanting to become like
them. It is also stated in 2 Nephi 5:23 that the Nephites would also be cursed with the dark skin if they
married with the Lamanites.

The Lamanite babies that were born to the dark-skinned Lamanites also had the sign of this curse.
redneck

Glendale, OR

#10 Aug 25, 2012
fedupwiththemess wrote:
<quoted text>Christian does not. JESUS is love all the way.
He was worthless a a saviour.
Moseh

Terry, MS

#11 Aug 26, 2012
"SERPENT PEOPLE",...... Adam, the very first modern-man was black. Eve the very first modern-woman was black. The children of Adam and Eve were black. The children of the "SERPENT" or the "Seed of the Serpent" are neanderthal. The "SERPENT" represents a race of "Spirit-beings" who where worshipped as gods long before the "creation" of "Adam". "That OLD Serpent". The "Tree of LIFE" represents the bloodline of Adam and Eve, or simply the "Seed of Man". The "Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil", is the "Seed of the Serpent". The "SERPENT" tricks Eve into eating the "FORBIDDEN FRUIT", Then Eve convinces Adam to eat of the same "tree". This mingling caused several "genetic" and "spiritual" mutations overtime. Not to mention, sowing the "Seed of the "SERPENT" with the "Seed of Man". The HEBREWS ARE BLACK. They ARE "OPPRESSED". They ARE "CURSED". They ARE "PROVERBS". They ARE "BYWORDS". They ARE "LOST". They ARE "SCATTERED". They ARE in "LANDS NOT KNOWN TO THEIR FOREFATHERS". Yet,..they "DO NOT KNOW.
fedupwiththemess

Nokesville, VA

#12 Aug 26, 2012
redneck wrote:
<quoted text>He was worthless a a saviour.
You hurt yourself...not me. You are a fool.

Since: Sep 08

Neon City Oh.

#14 Aug 30, 2012
I have yet to hear Mitt say that the past Mormon presidents were wrong, with their racist views.
redneck

Glendale, OR

#16 Aug 30, 2012
fedupwiththemess wrote:
<quoted text>You hurt yourself...not me. You are a fool.
When a believer in mythology calls someone a fool it is very humorous.
fedupwiththemess

Nokesville, VA

#17 Aug 31, 2012
redneck wrote:
<quoted text>When a believer in mythology calls someone a fool it is very humorous.
Thats you a believer in make believe.= a fool.
redneck

Glendale, OR

#18 Aug 31, 2012
fedupwiththemess wrote:
<quoted text>Thats you a believer in make believe.= a fool.
Believing bull$#it does not make it true. www.400monkeys.com/God
Conservative Woman

Towson, MD

#20 Aug 31, 2012
fedupwiththemess wrote:
<quoted text>And you won't because he does not believe that.
Gee, I haven't heard Harry Reid, along with 16 Congress members (all Mormons), say it eaither! Don't hear anybody questioning their faiths!
the white

United States

#21 Sep 3, 2012
Never trust a Mormon!
morms

United States

#22 Sep 3, 2012
They think they're better than everybody else. That's my problem with them.
morm morm morm

San Antonio, TX

#24 Sep 4, 2012
PLANET KOLOB SAYS IT ALL

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