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Apostle’s plea does not sway some LDS anti-maskers

Apostle’s plea does not sway some LDS anti-maskers

In a statement an apostle of the Church of Latter Day Saints appealed to members to follow the Second Great Commandment and wear a mask:

“The Savior taught that the second great commandment, after loving God, was “thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself” (Matthew 22:39). As it relates to this pandemic, especially in temples, that means social distancing, wearing a mask, and not gathering in large groups. These steps demonstrate our love for others and provide us a measure of protection. Wearing a face covering is a sign of Christlike love for our brothers and sisters.”

His appeal resulted in a harsh reaction from anti-mask members (and non-members).
RNS as published in The Salt Lake Tribune reports.

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