Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Gay rights group ask for correction, LDS officials offer statement

150,000 petition signatures delivered to LDS Church headquarters Tuesday

By Jenny Brundin

Salt Lake City, UT – Gay rights groups yesterday asked a senior leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to take back anti-gay comments he made at a recent church conference. They said the statements broadcast to millions are dangerous, inaccurate and could lead to more gay teen suicides. Meantime - the church called on its members to follow Christian principles with all people - including gays and lesbians. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports on how gay Mormons and others reacted.

KUER is listener-supported public radio. Support this work by making a donation today.