135 years ago today - Feb 3, 1885

Idaho Test Oath

Idaho's Test Oath Law "practically disfranchised all Mormons simply because of membership in the Church" and was "sustained by the supreme court of the territory four years later." ( USSC Feb 3, 1890 ). Approximately 2,000 eligible Idaho voters were denied the opportunity of voting and holding office. (Larson, pp. 112-113.)

[Tungate, Mel, Mormon Polygamy, http://www.tungate.com/polygamy.htm]

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