In going against his party, the Utah senator followed lonely acts of courage that he witnessed decades ago.
The man's wife is suing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, alleging that they violated his right to confidentiality after he confessed to sexually abusing his daughter.
After nine Mormons—three women and six children—were murdered by the side of a Mexican road in November, a national outcry erupted. Now a police chief has been arrested over his ties to the crime.
Reactions rippled across the Internet after stories broke about a whistleblower complaint filed alleged a non-profit supporting organization used member tithes to amass more than $100 billion in a set of investment funds.
I understand that many Mormons feel hurt. But the real issue is, Is the church's investment fund holding onto money that it shouldn't?
A complaint filed with the IRS alleges that a non-profit supporting organization controlled by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints used tithes to amass billions in investment funds, and says the Church misled members about uses of the money.
Three mothers and several children, including a baby, have been shot and killed by members of a Chihuahua cartel, say the women's family members.
Rick Koerber, who became infamous in Utah for his "Free Capitalist" real estate investment seminars, has been given 14 years in federal prison for running what prosecutors called a Ponzi scheme.
Proposed amendments from the Church of Latter-Day Saints are not likely to prevent a ban on conversion therapy in Utah.
"The word coffee isn't always in the name of coffee drinks," warns the August issue of a youth Mormon magazine, "New Era."
The attacker reportedly shouted: "Everyone's going to die" before launching the attack.
The correct term is either "members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" or "Latter-day Saints."
But the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not changing its stance on same-sex marriage.
More Mormons approve of President Donald Trump's job performance than any other religious group.
The long-standing practice breaks church rules.
This is not the first time that members of the Mormon Church have created a sect and run off with children.
Baptisms for the dead are common in the Mormon church.
Throughout Donia Jessop's campaign, former members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Hildale, Utah, scoffed and told her they would never support a woman in leadership.
Warren Jeffs' daughter Rachel recounts her life in the cult known as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Mormons voted in high numbers for Donald Trump, but the church criticized white supremacist attitudes in the wake of the Charlottesville riots in August.
A prominent Mormon and white nationalist blogger was due to speak in Charlottesville.
The church has only excommunicated a handful of top leaders for discretions, including apostasy and adultery.
Winston Blackmore faces up to five years in jail.