All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mormon’

David Archuleta Apologizes for Tweet That Sounded Anti-Gay

David Archuleta, an American Idol contestant from the show’s seventh season, is apologizing for a tweet he sent that may have been perceived as anti-gay. Some took his message to indicate his support for Indiana’s homophobic Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Archuleta, who is a Mormon, and recently completed a two-year mission to Chile, shared a quote from Mormon church leader …

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Jodi Arias: Life in Prison or Death Sentence?

Jodi Arias is spending the next several days wondering what the jury decides regarding her fate. Their deliberations are expected to continue throughout a good portion of next week. Will they decide if Jodi Arias should live or should die instead? The Jodi Arias case went to a jury this past Wednesday, following one final opportunity for her lawyer to …

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‘Pastafarian’ Dons Colander in Utah DL Photo

A Utah woman recently wore a colander on her head while getting her driver’s license photo taken, as a testament to her religious beliefs. Asia Lemmon, whose legal name appears on her driver’s license as Jessica Steinhauser, is a member of the sardonic Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, and the straining utensil is symbolic of her ‘Pastafarian’ belief system. …

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David Archuleta: American Idol Runner-Up Returns from Mormon Mission

David Archuleta was the runner-up to American Idol David Cook during 2007’s season seven of the singing competition show. A few short years later he flew to Chile to serve a 2-year Mormon mission. He is now back at home and fans are likely waiting to find out if he’ll go back to his music career. In the Mormon faith …

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