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Re: Utah as a Religious Police State

Hmm...never heard that one before.  Care to produce
a reference?

(Or am I supposed to be ignoring this guy when he
makes ridiculous claims?)


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To: cypherpunks
From: dlv @ bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM) @ smtp
Date: 09/29/96 05:54:09 PM
Subject: Re: Utah as a Religious Police State

Ryan Russell/SYBASE writes:
> I guess that depends on your definition of liberty.  The Mormons
> originally moved there to have a place to practice their religion,
> and have freedom from persecution.  I suppose one could extend that
> to wanting a place to have the freedom to have a set of rules consistant
> with their beliefs.  Should that include freedom from interferance from
> folks such as yourself who want to change their rules, even though
> you're not presently effected?

It's worth noting that one of Utah mormons favorite pastimes was to ambush
the settlers heading for California, kill them all, and take their property.
However the mormons were dealt with much less severely than the local Indians
who tried the same tricks. Pity.


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