Arson attempt at California Mormon Temple

Image of suspected Arsonist

Recently there has been an attempted arson at a LDS temple in California. The suspect tried to get into the temple, but the temple was locked. A few hours later he tried to start a fire outside the temple. Police have released video survelliance of the suspect. Here are some links to articles: ; ;

This is just further evidence that anti-Mormon bigotry is increasing and that anti-Mormons are becoming more brazen.

Past anti-Mormon activities have included sending suspicious white powder to temples, vandalism, and the publication of anti-Mormon books, websites, and movies. Anti-Mormonism reached its worst point in the 1800’s with Missouri Governor Bogg’s extermination order and the Mormon War. Check out the links below to learn more.

White powder: ; ;


Anti-Mormon media: just Google “Mormon” and find whatever anti-Mormon stuff you want.

The Extermination order and the Mormon War (there are three listed on wikipedia) are explained on wikipedia: ; ; ;


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