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12 myths about Mormons — From caffeine to the Bible to birth control
MR says: Setting the record straight about LDS beliefs on Christ, polygamy, politics, temples and more.As Americans cast their ballots and the clock ticks toward midnight in Mitt Romney’s presidential quest, this much is clear: Americans didn’t know much about the candidate’s LDS faith when this "Mormon moment" began.
Now, thousands of headlines, dozens of TV newscasts and one Tony-winning Broadway musical later, Americans still don’t know much about Latter-day Saints and their beliefs.
But they know more. All those stories educated millions of observant Americans about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Still, some "understandings" remain misunderstandings — and many views of the religion are still skewed, exaggerated or flat-out wrong.
Here are 12 persistent myths about Mormonism:
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