Church statement on false disciplinary actions, political views

Several news reports contain claims that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is disciplining one of its members in Florida because of that member’s expression of a political opinion. The Church, however, has released a statement that says, “It is patently false for someone to suggest they face Church discipline for having questions or for expressing a political view. The Church is an advocate of individual choice. It is a core tenet of our faith.”

Fortunately, reporters from the New York Times and Salt Lake Tribune dig deeper and get it right.

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