Monthly Archives: October 2018

Ken, The Advice Columnist?

My Advice to a Disabled Child’s Mother By Ken K. Gourdin A few years ago, I wrote a letter to a friend of mine whose then-toddler son has challenges similar to mine (I believe he has Cerebral Palsy, as I … Continue reading

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On Assault and Battery vs. Reasonable Force

Visitor Disrupting Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Meeting Accuses Man Who Attempts to Intervene of Assault and Battery; A Short Discussion About Potential Liability Incurred by Leaders Who Attempt Such Intervention By Ken K. Gourdin One meeting per … Continue reading

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Review Police Tactics

Note: Ogden, Utah police, who were searching for a deserter from nearby Hill Air Force Base, confronted local resident Eric Hill and refused to believe him when he attempted to identify himself to them as someone other than the deserter … Continue reading

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Amusing Elder Holland Anecdote

A Funny Story About Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . . . and My Mom By Ken K. Gourdin I related the following at Mormon Dialogue … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Florida School Shooting

My Response to Criticism of the Students Protesting the Shooting at Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School By Ken K. Gourdin Aspen Perry wrote an opinion piece, “Safety First,” for Salt Lake’s City Weekly which appeared in the April … Continue reading

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Clown Violates Protective Order

Clown Violates Protective Order; No, Really—Man Dressed Up as Clown Violates Protective Order By Ken K. Gourdin Some time ago, I commented about a story in The Salt Lake Tribune about a man who was charged with nine counts of … Continue reading

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My (Ex) Stake President is a Woman

  On Gender Dysphoria and Membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints By Ken K. Gourdin On July 19, 2017, I began a thread at Mormon Dialogue & Discussion regarding reportage in The Salt Lake Tribune about … Continue reading

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