REUTERS/Jim Urquhart- Utah state Senators Stephen Urquhart (L) and Jim Dabakis hold a press conference at the state capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah January 27, 2015. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints announced it supports the passage of laws protecting the LGBT community from discrimination, as long as they also protect religious freedom.

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The landmark LGBT-Mormon compromise in Utah

March 17, 2015, Jonathan Rauch

The landmark Mormon-gay compromise that overwhelmingly passed deep-red Utah’s legislature last week isn’t a template for other states,  but it may suggest a pathway to conversations in other states. In this post, Jonathan Rauch shares his takeaways from yesterday's panel discussion at Brookings, “Gays, Mormons, and the Constitution: Are there win-win answers for LGBT rights and religious conscience?” 

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