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My Response to a Girl Who (Mis-)Uses a Mormon Fast & Testimony Meeting to Come Out of the Closet By Ken K. Gourdin Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints fast for two meals on the first … Continue reading

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Lock Them All Up and Throw Away the Key?

“Lock Them All Up and Throw Away The Key”? ¬†Wherein I Respond to This Defeatist Suggestion By Ken K. Gourdin Columnist George Will recently penned a column about a program cosponsored by New York’s (perhaps inaptly-named) Sing Sing Prison and … Continue reading

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Ex-Cop Drug Runner

Hapless Ex-Cop Busted for Drug Running: Worth the Risk? By Ken K. Gourdin In Tooele County, the Utah Highway Patrol recently pulled over Edward Jasper Hansen, 67, of Decatur, Georgia, who is a former officer for Atlanta P.D., finding 100 … Continue reading

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Utah Jazz Extended Family

Tributes to Two Members of the NBA’s Utah Jazz Extended Family: On the Death of Jack Stockton, and in Tribute to Frank Layden By Ken K. Gourdin Jack Stockton, father of National Basketball Association Hall of Famer (as well as … Continue reading

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Lord, Have Mercy on Me, A Sinner

Lord, Have Mercy on Me, A Sinner By Ken K. Gourdin A disaffected former member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is taking a poll at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion asking members of the Church of Jesus … Continue reading

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Crazy Like a Fox?

Man Who Attacked Father With Hammer Still Incompetent By Ken K. Gourdin At last word available to me, the competency of a Utah man who attacked his elderly father with a hammer remains in question more than three years after … Continue reading

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Can’t Hurt Anyone?

Death Penalty and Deterrence By Ken K. Gourdin After two Utah State Prison inmates were charged for separate killings each committed behind bars (see coverage of the crimes in Salt Lake City’s Deseret News, available here and last accessed June … Continue reading

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