#  Mountain Meadows →

March 5th, 2012 | In Worth Knowing 

With Mitt Romney’s possibly certain status as the Republican presidential candidate, Mormonism is in the air. But the details of Mormon history aren’t. I had no knowledge of the Mountain Meadows massacre — explained here by Gilbert King on the Smithsonian’s Past Imperfect blog — which is a pretty horrific reflection on the actions of the young Mormon church.