From the article: "In practice, however, the Mormons welcome or at least permit a much broader spectrum of political and ideological affiliations within their ranks, ..."
Not true. Among major American religions, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the most polarized. This was the conclusion of a 2010 Gallup poll that found Mormons form a more consistently uniform political spectrum than Protestants, Catholics, Jews, or Muslims. See the results of the poll here:
Mormons are the most "conservative" religious group in America, and they have the lowest percentage of moderates and liberals of any group in America.
Author of "Farewell to Eden: Coming to terms with Mormonism and science"
By Richard Alley
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