A Little Friendly Advice From One Mormon to Another
Sen. Orrin Hatch, the nation’s other big-shot Mormon Republican, has publicly urged Mitt Romney to give a speech putting the issue of his faith to bed. Romney’s advisers, on the other hand, have cautioned him to keep quiet, though they may change their tune in light of a poll indicating that roughly a quarter of Republicans have some reluctance to back a Mormon.
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AP via USA Today:
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney probably should give a speech to declare he’s not a captive of the Mormon church, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch said Tuesday.
“There’s a concern that his religious beliefs might interfere with serving all people. There’s no question they do not,” said Hatch, also a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “He needs to put that problem to bed.”
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