Today in Mormon History - Dec 08

Today in Mormon History ...

[U.S. Religious History] Madalyn Murray (later O'Hair) filed suit in the Baltimore to force the end of required Bible readings and recitations of the Lord's Prayer in public schools. (1)
-- 50 years ago - Dec 08, 1960

Herman F.F. Thorup was discharged from the Penitentiary. (2)
-- 120 years ago - Dec 8, 1890 (Monday)

[Homosexuality] Report of the Governors Commission on Sexual Orientation and the Law is issued. The 400+ page report concludes that the state of Hawaii has no compelling interest in refusing to recognize same-sex marriages. (3)
-- 15 years ago - Dec 8, 1995

1 - Cline, Austin, History of American Religion: Timeline
2 - Jenson, Andrew, Church Chronology
3 - Crapo, Richley, Chronology Of Mormon / LDS Involvement In Same-Sex Marriage Politics

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