Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Legal Briefs: Land Purchase, Harry Reid, Anti-Mormons, Missionary Killer




  • LDS Church acquires 13 acres of land in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. Deseret News
  • Senator Harry Reid of Nevada is named 2009 Mormon of the Year. St. Louis Post (No, I'm sorry to report that this is not a joke). 
  • Anti-Mormon Vandals target a Sacramento, California area family. CBS
  • A Virginia Circuit Court judge denied James Boughton Jr's appeal for a new trial. Boughton shot two Mormon missionaries in January 2006. Elder Morgan Young was killed and though his companion Elder Joshua Heidbrink was also shot, he did not die. Boughton sought a new trial based on alleged juror misconduct. Virginia Pilot