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    Hundreds of Mormons Resign Over New Policies

    They’re taking a leap of faith. After the Mormon church decided to bar children of same-sex couples from being baptized until they turn 18 — and denounce their parents as sinners — about 1,500 members resigned en masse this weekend. More than a thousand lined up at LDS church headquarters in Salt Lake City to formally submit their resignations. A church spokesman expressed concern over the mass departure, but the official Mormon policy on gay couples and their children appears to be staying in place.

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