United States

Mormon church leaders explicitly ban all lethal weapons from houses of worship

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has explicitly banned guns and all other lethal weapons from its houses of worship in response to a new Texas law, which will allow licensed parishioners to carry firearms in churches, synagogues and other religious buildings.

A previous LSD policy...

The Salt Lake Temple is shown Friday, April 19, 2019, in Salt Lake City. The iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation, and officials are keeping a careful eye on construction plans after a devastating ...