15 years ago today - Mar 7, 1997

[Same-Sex Marriage] President Gordon B. Hinckley formally discloses in a newspaper interview published in the LA Times that the church had made a commitment at the top levels to play an active role in the same-sex marriage issue: `Were engaged right now in the same-sex marriage problem in legislation in Hawaii, Hinckley said. `We just made a decision today concerning the filing of a brief in that case. Thats spreading around the country now pretty largely and weve become rather actively involved in that kind of thing, he said (LA Times, 7 March 1997, Page B-1).

[Source: Crapo, Richley, Chronology Of Mormon / LDS Involvement In Same-Sex Marriage Politics http://www.mormonsocialscience.org/?q=node/59]

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