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02/01/2013

Prop 8 trial begins on Book Of Mormon's print anniversary

by Jeremy Hooper

It's no secret that the LDS church was very much behind the California ban that became known as Proposition 8. So this kind of blows my mind:

March 26, 1830: On this day in 1830, the Book of Mormon was first published at E.B Grandin’s New York bookstore. [SOURCE]

March 26, 2013: The United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, on Tuesday, March 26, 2013. [SOURCE]

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