Tag Archives: excommunication

Breaking the Last Taboo

by | November 29, 2019

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — Few Americans know that Thomas Jefferson wrote, in a letter to John Adams: “The day will… Read more »

Mormons Boot Out Woman for Having the Cheek to Suggest Women Should be Ordained

by | June 23, 2014

Kate Kelly, a human rights attorney and the founder of Ordain Women, a group that advocates for the ordination of women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was tried in absentia by an all male panel and found guilty of apostasy for attempting to persuade members of her congregation that women should… Read more »