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LDS Scathing Lawsuit Seeks Punitive Damages From Mormon Church

Discussion in 'Debate Other Religions & Faiths' started by Daniel Marsh, Sep 11, 2019 at 4:51 PM.

  1. Daniel Marsh

    Daniel Marsh Well-Known Member

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    Scathing Lawsuit Seeks Punitive Damages From Mormon Church
    August 6, 2019JONNY BONNER
    SALT LAKE CITY (CN) — A federal lawsuit sure to get attention in Utah claims that the “Mormon Corporate Empire” has driven worshipers to existential crises, suicide, anxiety and depression by peddling a “scheme of lies” centered on the religion’s creation and its scriptures, a onetime member claims.


    The angel Moroni, an icon of the Mormon faith.
    Laura Gaddy on Monday filed a scathing, 75-page class action against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sain


    is there a pdf file of the brief online?

    ...

    Scathing Lawsuit Seeks Punitive Damages From Mormon Church
     
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  2. Peter1000

    Peter1000 Well-Known Member

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    Scathing nothingburger.
     
  3. dzheremi

    dzheremi Coptic Orthodox non-Egyptian

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    This has been tried before, unsuccessfully. I hope the filers of the lawsuit are aware of and have learned from the mistakes of the past attempts so as to not repeat them now.



    There is also this:



    Lord have mercy.
     
  4. Daniel Marsh

    Daniel Marsh Well-Known Member

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    Let's all pray for her
     
  5. Brightmoon

    Brightmoon Apes and humans are all in family Hominidae.

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    Wow!
     
  6. Peter1000

    Peter1000 Well-Known Member

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    Wow, what?

    Do you know her story?
     
  7. Brightmoon

    Brightmoon Apes and humans are all in family Hominidae.

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    I never thought about another large church like that getting sued aside from the Catholic Church . Times have changed
     
  8. Peter1000

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    Do you know this person?

    What if she is doing this to fraudulently attack the church for money? Do we still pray for her to succeed in her fraudulent pursuit?
     
  9. Oscarr

    Oscarr Senior Veteran Supporter

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    they can try to get the court case heard outside of Utah, where the judge and/or jury won't be dominated by Mormons. They will have a better chance of winning that way.
     
  10. He is the way

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    I believe that this lawsuit will be dismissed. Otherwise every church will be at risk for the same outlandish lawsuits.
     
  11. Phoebe Ann

    Phoebe Ann From Mormonism to Christ Supporter

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    This is true:

    “The material facts upon which Mormonism is based have been manipulated through intentional concealment, misrepresentation, distortion and or obfuscation by the [LDS] to contrive an inducement to faith in Mormonism’s core beliefs,” the complaint states.
    Scathing Lawsuit Seeks Punitive Damages From Mormon Church
     
  12. Peter1000

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    It is not true.

    We cannot give one the "meat" until they are ready for it. Ask Paul as he tried to give the "meat" to the Corinthians? Same problem only 2000 years later. Was Paul and the bible manipulating through intentional concealment, misrepresentation, distortion, and or obfuscation by the apostles of Jesus to contrive an inducement to faith in Jesus's core beliefs?

    If she wins this suit, look out Christian churches of the world, you will be the next to get sued for exactly the same misplaced ideas.
    For instance, one could say: They told me that all I had to do was believe in Jesus and I would be saved, intentionally manipulating me by concealment, misrepresentation, and the distortion of the bible truth. As I continued to read the bible, I found out that there were many other things that were important to salvation that they did not tell me about and they hinted about hell, but my goodness, I never in my life felt like I was going there, but my studies point out that if this and that do not happen, I can go to hell easily.

    My mind and my nerves are so frayed now, I don't know what to do. So I decided to fight back with this law suit. I can just see it coming, if this person wins this law suit.
     
  13. Phoebe Ann

    Phoebe Ann From Mormonism to Christ Supporter

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    That is a very prejudicial and arrogant statement that fits right in with your denying non-Mormons attendance at temple weddings of their children and grandchildren!

    We can't discuss this topic until you learn what meat is.

    You can't compare apples to oranges! :doh:

     
  14. Peter1000

    Peter1000 Well-Known Member

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    This is not prejudicial or arrogant, this is straight out of the bible. Can't teach people meat until they understand the milk. Biblical.

    I told you in another post what the meat is. You know some of it through your study of Mormonism. It is not rocket science.

    In religious lawsuits, there are no apples to oranges, it is all low hanging fruit to be grabbed at by a deranged ex-anything that thinks they have been wronged.
     
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