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Pro-Family in Utah, Anti-Gay in Colorado

This week the Southern Baptist Convention holds its annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, the world headquarters of the Mormon church. These two growing denominations are divided in doctrine, but they are increasingly close on the religious right and equally concerned about the American family. Personifying the affinity is the star speaker at the Baptist confab, conservative radio guru JAMES DOBSON, who will preach his traditional brand of "pro-family" politics, appropriate for a 15.7 million-strong denomination that intends to put family issues at the top of its legislative agenda. The conservatives, who control the convention, will also propose adding a...

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