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On Thursday, Mormon Women for Ethical Government released the following statement “with regard to the silencing, denigration and abuse of women”:

“As Mormon Women for Ethical Government, we assert without equivocation that the silencing, denigration, and abuse of women are heinous offenses which must never be condoned or ignored. Our former prophet, President Gordon B. Hinckley stated: ‘We condemn most strongly abusive behavior in any form. No man who abuses his wife or children is worthy to be a member in good standing in this Church. The abuse of one’s spouse and children is a most serious offense before God.’ We stand with all women and hold in the highest regard those who seek help or counsel when they are being harmed in any way. These women must be heard and they must be believed.”

Mormon Women for Ethical Government is self-described as a “nonpartisan group dedicated to the ideals of decency, honor, accountability, transparency, and justice in governing. We are faithful, peaceful, and proactive. We are both watchdogs and activists, guided by our discipleship to Jesus Christ and His teachings. Our goal is to oppose unlawful and/or unethical proceedings and to promote positive change.” The private organization is not affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but its members “fully, sustain, honor, and support” the LDS Church’s doctrines and leaders, according to its website.



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