Baptist leader: Liberals will ‘mock’ Mitt’s Mormonism

An influential evangelical leader says Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith will be an issue if he becomes the Republican presidential nominee, but maintains that the attacks will come from secular liberals, not conservatives.

"The secular liberals are going to mock Mormonism," Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. "They’re going to start doing documentaries on Mormonism and try to scare independents about him. They ought to be ashamed of themselves, and they will do this."

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