Wall Street Journal columnist Miriam Jordan takes a look at Utah’s response to refugees, which Jordan notes is based in large part on the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
“About two-thirds of Utah’s three million residents are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Mormon Church organized in 1830 in New York state. Many have ancestors who were driven out of several states, where they were regarded as a threat, before settling in the Salt Lake Valley in 1847,” she says. Read more . . .