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Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah (David Crowther/iStockPhoto)

The Mormon church on Tuesday announced its support for laws protecting the rights of gay individuals – as long as religious freedoms are not compromised – a rare conciliatory move toward a community with whom it has long been at odds. 

Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said at a news conference in Salt Lake City they were taking a “fairness for all” approach that would balance religious freedom with safeguards for gays and lesbians in terms of housing, employment and other rights. 

Written by Peg McEntee and Dan Whitcomb/Reuters
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