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Revisiting the LDS excommunication of Lyndon Lamborn who talked too much

July 4, 2011 – 8:16 am
Lyndon Lamborn (East Valley Tribune)

It was nearly four years ago that a Boeing engineer, Lyndon Lamborn, contacted me at the East Valley Tribune to tell me the Mormon Church was excommunicating him and making it quite public — as a kind of warning to the …

Religions should not get a free pass from scrutiny

June 23, 2010 – 12:21 pm

Tolerance is tricky and problematic. During my decades in newspaper work, I have followed the rules to give balance to all sides in news stories and not interject my personal observations, beliefs or prejudices.

Meanwhile, during …

Mormons get deserved contempt for homophobia revealed in documentary ‘8: Mormon Propo$ition’

June 18, 2010 – 11:14 pm
8: The Mormon Proposition

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gets well-deserved scrutiny and disdain in the documentary “8: The Mormon Propo$ition,” which opened in limited theaters Friday. We saw it at Harkins’ Camelview in Scottsdale.  It …