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Mormon view on role of governing is distinct

Mormon view on role of governing is distinct

By Lee Davidson
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Jan 3, 2012 09:46AM MDT

With Mitt Romney as a top GOP contender as presidential primaries begin, Americans may start asking tweaked versions of age-old Mormon missionary questions: What do you know about Mormon views on government? Would you like to know more about how they may affect a potential president?
Americans will find such Mormon teachings often are a bit distinct, including:
• Mormons teach that America is a land of promise with a divine role to protect freedom.
• Their scriptures say it is unjust “to mingle...

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