“Since the LDS Church has weighed in on two important bills before the Legislature that likely now will fail because of the faith’s statements, here is what Article I, Section 4, of the Utah Constitution says:
“There shall be no union of Church and State, nor shall any church dominate the State or interfere with its functions.
“First, the LDS Church issued dual statements opposing a bill that would allow the use of medical marijuana in treatment of patients with various ailments. The measure’s sponsor, Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, expressed fear the church’s statement effectively kills his bill. Madsen is a Mormon.”
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