Tuesday, November 10, 2009

LDS Church reportedly set to reach out to gay community

http://www.abc4.com/content/news/top%20stories/story/LDS-Church-reportedly-set-to-reach-out-to-gay/aakaBPvawUubWPBHkcoOhg.cspx

Numerous sources are now telling ABC 4 that the LDS Church is poised to extend an olive branch of sorts to the gay community.

These sources say the Church is expected to - both through spoken and written statements - to offer its support for proposed Salt Lake City ordinances extending protection to gays in the areas of employment and housing.

Reportedly, the Church has been in quiet discussion with members of Utah's gay community.

This announcement from the Church is expected sooner rather then later.

It is being described to ABC 4 as being very significant.

We will bring you further details in this major story as it develops. 

2 comments:

Bryan said...

Their official statement was released this evening at Salt Lake's City Council Meeting. You can read more about it here: http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=8624086

Clair Barrus said...

Thanks for the tip Brian. I've posted an article on the topic.