Libertarian Mormons oppose Romney, cite church teachings

While Mitt Romney may be a Latter-Day Saint many of his pro-government policies conflict with traditional Mormon teachings, prompting one group to take their worries public.

“The billboard, which will go up on Friday and is sponsored by libertarian advocacy group LDS Liberty, asks a provocative (to Utahns) question: ‘Why did Spencer W. Kimball say: “We are a warlike people?,”‘ The Daily Beast reports. “The sign then directs readers to visit a website featuring a little-known sermon by Kimball, past president of the Mormon Church, condemning the overly aggressive nature of America’s military.”

“I personally think Romney’s foreign policy is egregious and at odds with the principles of his faith,” said LDS Liberty organizer Connor Boyack. “One can look at these talks from prophets and see that Romney is out of touch with them.”

Foreign policy isn’t the only area where Latter-Day Saints and Libertarians agree.  There are many, many more

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