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On the Perils of Using Restaurants and Other Public Venues as Protest Fora

Even if One CAN Protest Where and How One Wishes, That Doesn’t Necessarily Mean One SHOULD Do So By Ken K. Gourdin After the proprietor of Lexington, Virginia’s Red Hen Restaurant informed White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that … Continue reading

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UTA v. OKC in NBA Playoffs, Russell Westbrook, and Ricky Rubio

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook Vows to “Put an End to That S***” After the Jazz’s Ricky Rubio’s Triple-Double By Ken K. Gourdin Monday night’s game four of the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs best-of-seven series … Continue reading

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Mormon Ordinances for Deceased Ancestors, DNA, and Crime

Interested in Genealogy? Have an Undiscovered, Violent Criminal Past? [Reformed] Criminal, Beware! By Ken K. Gourdin At Mormon Dialogue and Discussion, there is a discussion of a link to a story about cops mining genealogy sites such as Ancestry.com in … Continue reading

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LDS Gays’ & Lesbians’ Plight

A Word on the Plight of Gays and Lesbians (and on Singles) in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints By Ken K. Gourdin As I have pointed out in another public forum, one need not be a bigot, … Continue reading

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Controversial Monson Obituary

New York Times Makes Monson “Obituary” a Platform for Grievances of LDS Church Dissidents; Surprising—or Par for the Course? I Say It’s The Latter By Ken K. Gourdin Following the recent passing of Thomas S. Monson, president of the Church … Continue reading

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Tie Buddies

Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and His “Tie Buddy”  By Ken K. Gourdin As most all members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints … Continue reading

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“The Mormon Therapist” Attacks Elder Oaks, and I Respond

I Respond to Natasha Helfer Parker aka “The Mormon Therapist” By Ken K. Gourdin There are those within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who, especially following Elder Dallin H. Oaks’s address to the Church’s recently-concluded General Conference, … Continue reading

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