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Is The Mormon Church Changing Its Views On Homosexuality?

Five out of seven Mormon members of the U.S. Senate backed a bill to end workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians. After the vote, Sen. Harry Reid said it signaled a shift in the way the Mormon Church thought about same-sex relationships. But the church has insisted that its position hasn't changed at all, and that tolerance for gays and lesbians can coexist alongside a theological mandate to form heterosexual marriages. Can the two things coexist? Is it this support for non-discrimination the first step toward increased tolerance for gay and lesbian relationships?

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Steve Sebelius, columnist, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Ty Mansfield, family therapist and co-author, In Quiet Desperation

Edward Jones, attorney and LDS Church member

Thursday, November 21, 2013