Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | February 8

Misinterpretation of Church’s statements on Scouting decision

The Church posted two statements Wednesday in response to different media inquiries about the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to delay a vote to change its membership policy. Writing about the separate statements, Salt Lake Tribune columnist Peg McEntee claims that in the second statement the Church “scrapped the reference to a ‘moral issue,'” which is contained in the first statement.

McEntee’s claim is incorrect.

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