After writing negative articles about the Republican candidate, the managing editor of MormonThink.com says he faces excommunication. Is the Church on a witch hunt? Jamie Reno reports.


David Twede, 47, a scientist, novelist, and fifth-generation Mormon, is managing editor of MormonThink.com, an online magazine produced largely by members of the Mormon Church that welcomes scholarly debate about the religion’s history from both critics and true believers.

A Mormon in good standing, Twede has never been disciplined by Latter Day Saints leadership. But it now appears his days as a Mormon may be numbered because of a series of articles he wrote this past week that were critical of Mitt Romney.

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It is my opinion that any organization, be it a government or religion, that aggresively threatens and punishes those who speak out against it, or even declare an opposing opinion, are surely not organizations of the people. They expose themselves as tyrannies of the worst kind, seeking only their own benefit, regardless of the toll they exact from their members along the way. This is the sort of thing we should expect from the KGB, not the Mormon church.

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