Joseph smith how can he be called a martyr?

do all martyrs carry weopons? Joseph Smith was murdered -- not by a group of "anti-Mormons," but by men whose wives and daughters he had tried to ruin! When the jail was stormed, Joseph Smith used a handgun to kill two men and wound another. oh yes he was a proven con man on more than one... show more do all martyrs carry weopons?

Joseph Smith was murdered -- not by a group of "anti-Mormons," but by men whose wives and daughters he had tried to ruin! When the jail was stormed, Joseph Smith used a handgun to kill two men and wound another.

oh yes he was a proven con man on more than one occassion. The first Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith, was arrested and convicted in New York and was found guilty of being a con-artist, an impostor -- he was a necromancer and a charlatan. This conviction was four years before he published the Book of Mormon! Court documents prove he was a convicted criminal.
Update: the point is he is not a martyr as he is portrayed and it is public record he was a convicted con artist. you can look it up I did. dont ask your bishop if it is true. look at the public records.
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