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Is Mitt Romney honest about his religion?

Mitt Romney recently said, "I must admit I can't imagine anything more awful than polygamy" (Source: Mitt Romney, Mormon presidential candidate for the Republican party, Time magazine, page 20, May 18, 2007. Watch a short video clip here. Watch a longer video clip here.

Mormon scripture states in the Doctrine and Covenants section 132: "I [the Mormon Jesus] reveal unto you a new and an everlasting covenant [of plural marriage, i.e. polygamy]; and if ye abide not that covenant, then are ye damned; for no one can reject this covenant and be permitted to enter into my glory" (vs. 4) … "They [virgin girls given as polygamous wives to the male] are given unto him to multiply and replenish the earth, … and for their exaltation in the eternal worlds, that they may bear the souls of men; for herein is the work of my Father continued, that he may be glorified" (vs. 63).

As this last verse explains, polygamy is a divine practice in heaven, and yet Romney consi…