Op-ed: Joseph Smith was a champion of religious liberty
Perhaps Joseph Smith’s long lost teachings on religious freedom can give us pause. Hopefully, extending the hand of friendship and love to all people, especially the most vulnerable, can be our overriding principle both personally and politically.
Richard Bushman: Embracing a 'radiant' Mormonism
Radiant Mormonism is elevating. It improves the world. It operates on the principle of goodwill. Underlying it is the desire to work for the good of mankind.
Jay Evensen: Here's something to mull for Thanksgiving — life in U.S. is far better than in the past
Politicians are great at getting people to imagine a sunnier past when life was better. They seek votes by convincing people things are getting worse and they have solutions. Don't believe them.
Ralph Hancock: Populism and democratic elitism
Who rules in a democracy? The word itself is of course supposed to answer the question: democracy is the rule of the people. But who counts as "the people"?
Op-ed: Saving the adoption tax credit while saving lives
As Congress continues to hash out the details of the tax reform bill, the adoption tax credit must be saved.
Letter: Masterpiece Cakeshop case should focus on this important distinction
I agree that the Supreme Court must judiciously make a decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop, but recent arguments fail to address a broader distinction.
In our opinion: Societal pillars of economics and culture are inextricably linked to the family
Trump voters tend to believe culture is the most acute problem facing the American family — for Clinton voters, it is economics.
Op-ed: Salt Lake City can band together to solve another kind of traffic problem
Where we excel as a state in economic health, mobility and employment, we struggle to address this industry of slavery in our midst.
Letter: Wendover, Utah, needs a helping hand
Wendover is truly the town that Utah forgot.
Letter: Politicians would do well to think before they tweet
Tweets, emails, Facebook, all the so-called social media — which is, in reality, anti-social in effect — encourages people to react without thinking.