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Romney on his religion: No candidate should be rejected because of his faith

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is confronting skepticism about his Mormon faith. In a speech today at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Texas, Romney said he endeavors to live by his Mormon beliefs and will be "true" to them. Still, he said he shares the same "moral convictions" as Americans of all faiths, and that he would serve "no one religion, no one group, no one cause" if elected into office. Romney said calls for him to explain and justify his faith go against the wishes of the nation's founders. At the same time, Romney decried those who would remove "any acknowledgment of God" from public life. Romney also said religious tolerance would be a "shallow principle" if it were reserved only for certain faiths.

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Mormons

Joseph Smith (founder of the CJCLDS) and his older brother Hyrum were shot to death on 27 June 1844 in Illinois where they and other "church members" were being held for treason. Mormons believe that Adam entered the Garden of Eden "with a celestial body, and brought Eve, one of his wives, with him", and that Adam "is our FATHER and our GOD, and the only God with whom WE have to do" and that Jesus was conceived, not by the Holy Spirit, but by "the Father" (meaning Adam). Joseph Smith espoused the idea that Adam was the father of Jesus Christ through the Virgin Mary. Mormons believe in total abstinence from alcohol, tobacco, tea and coffee. Joseph Smith taught polytheism saying... "I will teach on the plurality of Gods"... and then distorted the Bible saying "In the beginning the Head of the Gods brought forth the Gods" Look up the "angel" Moroni. yes that's moron with an i at the end. Joseph Smith had 30 wives 10 were married to other men. Oh, and let's not forget they believe writings describing dark skin as a curse and mark from God and exclude blacks from priesthood ordination and from participation in temple ceremonies. Did Mr. Romney mention any of this in his speech? What else is he concealing? Look up Mormon for yourself and you'll see.

Romney

I am not that knowledgeable about Romney, but I saw a spokesman for his campaign interviewed on TV. That person was Jim Tallent, one of the most moral honest and ethical men I've had the pleasure to know. Another like him was a fellow I met in the 70's, Ronald Reagan. Romney deserves our consideration.