It’s been a busy week Behind the Zion Curtain, but I wanted to start out with this video of Bill Maher, as he puts Mormonism under the microscope and it comes up lacking. (Note to Mormons: Bill pretty much thinks all religions are silly, so you aren’t being picked on. He’s spreads his ridicule around equally.)
Protestors at BYU Become LEPERS in the Provo Community
According to a Mother Jones article, not only were high schools in the Provo School District told NOT to rent their facilities out to the protesters who wanted an alternative commencement ceremony–one minus Vice President Dick Cheney–but now, the students who attended are being blacklisted by the community.
But that was just the beginning of the story. A local businesswoman has tipped off the students that their names are now also on a “do not hire” list circulated by local businesses. “Many businesses are noting the names involved,” she says.
Really, the Mormons are ALL about freedom of choice. You choose their right, or they punish you.
And finally, Robert Kirby Opines on Meeting an Excommunicated Mormon on the Street… A man, who oddly enough, seemed to be perfectly happy in his Outer Darkness shrouded world. (And yes, I did notice the typo on the Trib page, but it’s still a good column.