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.
The landmark LGBT-Mormon compromise in Utah
March 17, 2015,
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?”