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Church Responds to Questions About Protests & Standoff in Oregon

After recent reports in the news, the Church released this following statement about following the laws of the land. Follow the link for more information.

While the disagreement occurring in Oregon about the use of federal lands is not a Church matter, Church leaders strongly condemn the armed seizure of the facility and are deeply troubled by the reports that those who have seized the facility suggest that they are doing so based on scriptural principles. This armed occupation can in no way be justified on a scriptural basis. We are privileged to live in a nation where conflicts with government or private groups can — and should —be settled using peaceful means, according to the laws of the land.


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