Mitt Romney Radio Interview
At 3 PM EDT today (Tuesday, 8/30/11) Mitt Romney Radio will be interviewing Trevor C. Hill, of Genesis Media Works in Salt Lake City, about his current project, a documentary entitled “The Religious Test.” The film explores anti-Mormon sentiment in politics and government. With a hit Broadway musical, television reality shows and two Mormon presidential candidates in the 2012 race, it isn’t surprising that Newsweek dubbed this the “Mormon Moment.” Yet despite this recent upsurge in awareness of and attention to the LDS church, a recent Gallup poll revealed that almost one in five Americans would not vote for a Mormon to become President of the United States.
What message does this send to the 6 million Mormons living in the U.S.? What message does that send to Muslims, Hindu, Jewish, or those of other faiths? One out of four American voters believes that if a candidate is a member of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his faith trumps policies, platform, qualifications, and renders him ineligible to be President. Article VI of the US constitution clearly prohibits any religious test for candidates, yet anti-Mormon sentiment hasn’t eased since it was first measured in 1967. WorldNetDaily reported that in 2007, Bill Keller, the host of the Florida-based Live Prayer TV, sent an email message to 2.4 million subscribers which said, “If you vote for Mitt Romney, you are voting for Satan!”
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