2nd President of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young, encouraged INCEST among the LDS Members... True or false?
Why does the WHOLE WORLD think what AN AWFUL THING IT IS if his context is brothers and sisters in the faith marrying? All religions of the world do that!!
Mormon Prophet Brigham Young on October 8, 1854. Young states: "I believe in sisters marrying brothers, and brothers having their sisters for wives. . . ." "In our marriage relations here we are marrying our brothers, and our sisters." "The whole world will think what an awful thing it is. ( LDS Church Archives, Brigham Young Papers, Ms d 1234, ff marked: Addresses-1854, July - Oct., p.20)
"This is something pertaining to our marriage relation. The whole world will think what an awful thing it is. What an awful thing it would be if the Mormons should just say we believe in marrying brothers and sisters. Well we shall be under the necessity of doing it, because we cannot find anybody else to marry." (The Teachings of President Brigham Young, vol. 3, p. 362, 368)