106,561. Part of this bondage is the requirement to wear sacred temple underwear 24 hours a day from that day on. ibid.
106,562. ‘Virtually a Disneyland of occult symbols.’ ibid.
106,563. Hinckley: ‘He liked to have feminine looking boys.’ ibid. testimony
106,564. Trade polygamy for eternal marriage … and expelled those who had broken the rules. Hidden in America s1e2: Mormons, 2013
106,565. Six million in America alone … 30% in Utah. ibid.
106,566. The Church is a major player in every industry. ibid.
106,567. When Chad Hardy tries to change perceptions of Mormons by creating a calendar of shirtless missionary the Church of Latter Day Saints is not amused. ibid.
106,568. ‘It’s not an incident or a conflict that people want to remember. It was the frontier at its very worst.’ (Mormon & Utah) The Black Hawk War: Utah’s Forgotten Tragedy, 2010, Bill Bagley
106,569. Tens of thousands of indigenous people populated what is now Utah and surrounding states … Mormon leader Brigham Young launched immediately launched exploration and settlement parties from his base in the Great Salt Lake Valley. As a result Utes lost traditional food sources of plants, game and a productive fishery at Utah lake … The Utes faced starvation. (Mormon & Utah) ibid.
106,570. An attack on an innocent encampment in the hills above Pleasant Grove … A bloody siege and battle at Fort Utah … (Mormon & Utah) ibid.
106,571. Blackhawk’s mission of peace. (Mormon & Utah) ibid.
106,600. American, extremist, misunderstood - a few of the labels popularly tagged to this religion which is probably Britain’s fastest growing faith … The religion has spread to every corner of Britain. They now number well over 100,000 with another 4,000 converts joining every year. Mormons: Fact and Fantasy, 1978
106,601. The Mormons arrange for monthly home visits. Women are assigned in pairs to visit perhaps five or six mothers in their area and help out where needed. ibid.
115,602. In 1857 120 men women and children were brutally murdered in south-western Utah. The bloodiest attack on a wagon-train in the history of the American west. In Search of History s2e22: The Mormon Rebellion, History 1997
115,603. Joseph Smith’s polygamy infuriated non-Mormon America. It also angered many Mormons … Smith was unrepentent. ibid.
115,604. The embattled Saints were at war with the United States of America. ibid.
115,605. A wagon-train bound for California entered Utah territory … The Mormons resorted to treachery … The militia opened fire on the defenceless immigrants. ibid.
131,214. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of Latter Days Saints had over sixteen million members worldwide. Their belief that Jesus appeared in America after the Crucifixion has attracted both criticism and ridicule. With a huge business empire, question have been raised about the church’s financial and political ambitions. In the UK there are nearly two hundred thousand British Latter Day Saints. (Family & Mormon) Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over s1e5: Mormons, W 2019
131,215. ‘We’re trying to follow Jesus Christ’s example.’ (Family & Mormon) ibid. mother of sleep-over family
131,216. Sending young people out on recruitment drives around the world is vital for church to prevent their numbers from falling. Adam will soon start attending mission school and learn how to recruit new church members from the street. (Family & Mormon) ibid.
131,217. The number of missionaries returning home early has increased dramatically with many of them citing mental health issues. (Family & Mormon) ibid.
131,218. ‘We don’t recognise marriage between same-sex couples.’ (Family & Mormon) ibid. mother
131,219. Since primary school Adam has been exposed to the idea that going on a mission is the right thing to do. So was it really his decision? (Family & Mormon) ibid.
131,220. The Church of Jesus Christ has built lavish temples all over the world funded largely by members who are expected to donate ten per cent of their income. This gives the church an annual revenue in the billions. And being a religion, it operates tax-free with little accountability of how it spends members’ money. (Family & Mormon) ibid.
131,221. A lot of what I’m hearing seems to come from a good place. (Family & Mormon) ibid.