Mormons Under Fire in California

California's Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has agreed to investigate a complaint against the Mormon Church. A group called "Californians Against Hate" (CAH) filed the complaint about the church's support of Proposition 8 -- the ballot initiative that defined marriage in California as between a man and a woman.The complaint, filed by Fred Karger the leader of CAH, alleged:The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints failed to report money invested to organize phone banks, send out direct mailers, provide transportation to California, mobilize a speakers bureau, send out satellite simulcasts and develop Web sites as well as numerous commercials and video broadcasts.It has been reported that the FPPC investigates only about 5% of the complaints it receives. Mormons fighting for their belief in the sanctity of traditional marriage and the family are apparently among that 5%.This investigation is a blatant violation by the State of California of its...(Read Full Post)