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Support Group for Gay Mormons Slam LDS Involvement in Argentina Same-Sex Marriage

Support Group for Gay Mormons Slam LDS Involvement in Argentina Same-Sex Marriage

Members of a support group for gay and lesbian Mormons are criticizing the involvement of the LDS Church in trying to prevent marriage equality from passing in Argentina. Church members have denied playing an official role in opposing the law before it passed last week, but Carlos Aguero, the church's public-affairs director for Argentina, attended a meeting earlier this month with other conservative church leaders in an effort to plan protests.

Members of a support group for gay and lesbian Mormons are criticizing the involvement of the LDS Church in trying to prevent marriage equality from passing in Argentina.

Church members have denied playing an official role in opposing the law before it passed last week, but Carlos Aguero, the church's public-affairs director for Argentina, attended a meeting earlier this month with other conservative church leaders in an effort to plan protests.

"This is another appalling example of the LDS trying to dominate government decisions being made by democratically elected officials," David Melson, executive director of the support group Affirmation, said in a statement.

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