By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
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Boys Scouts of America leaders recently received a boost for its proposed policy on gays from a powerful stakeholder — the Mormon church.
With the election of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as supreme pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, there seems to have been no shortage of people — Catholic and non-Catholic — offering the new Pope Francis advice. Much, if not most, of that advice has been theological, suggesting a wide range of changes in Church doctrine and rules.
Mitt Romney's run for president in 2012 has blazed a new path for Mormons, making him the first member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to fight his way to the top of a major-party ticket and into the hearts of millions of Americans on the biggest of political stages.
President Obama invited French president-elect Francois Hollande to the White House later this month, expressing hope the two would work "closely," a spokesman said Sunday.
Mormonism and Islam are among the fastest growing religions in America, while just over half of all Americans are unaffiliated with any denomination, according to a major census of the country's religious congregations published Wednesday.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced Thursday that he will once again seek the Republican presidential nomination, but four years after his first bid, analysts say he will once again face the same unique hurdle: his Mormon religion.