Check out this December 5th Newsweek Poll (PDF).
But how long is it gonna be until the Mormon church makes good on its statements made
during the Prop 8 campaign that it "does not object to rights for same-sex couples" and is not "anti-gay" ??
Utah currently does not have any statewideNot anti-gay? Yeah, right.
laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation
or gender identity. However, in Utah’s largest, most
equality-minded city and capitol, Salt Lake City, there once
was a city ordinance on the books that prevented public
employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Sadly, the ordinance was on the City’s book for less than a
From late December 1997 to mid-January 1998, Salt
Lake City protected employees from discrimination based on
their sexual orientation; but the Salt Lake City Council
repealed the ordinance less than a month after its passage.
The Salt Lake City Weekly newspaper even went so far as to
call the short life of the ordinance and its eventual repeal “an
outcome of Mormon politics” because of the documented urgings
of Latter-Day Saint Church Leaders for their followers to
attend the Salt Lake City Council meeting and urge for the
ordinance’s immediate repeal.
No More Excuses: Making the Case for Equal Employment Laws in Utah (PDF)