From 1956 to 1996 the Mormon Church operated a program where Native American kids would be baptized and placed in Mormon foster homes, thinking it would “lighten” them. It was based on the Mormon belief that Native Americans were originally white until God punished them by making them darker.
Mormons do secret handshakes through curtains to practice getting into heaven.
Mormons believe that the United States Constitution is a divinely inspired document.
Thomas W. Murphy, a Mormon anthropologist, set about to prove that Native Americans descended from the “lost tribe of Israel” (as posited in the Book of Mormon), only to prove that their DNA descended from those of Siberian origin. His research nearly led to his excommunication from the church.
Mormons spent 2 Billion Dollars building a shopping mall next to their temple in Salt Lake and their prophet shouted “Lets Go Shopping” at the opening ceremony.
The Mormon church uses tax records (and anything else they can) to track down members who move and stop attending.
A study suggests that Mormons can be picked out from other people by sight alone.
People can tell Mormons from non-Mormons just by their face.
On September 11, 1857, a wagon train heading through Utah toward California was attacked by a Mormon Militia. The militia had disguised themselves as Indians, but once it was suspected that their cover was blown, the Mormons feigned a truce and slaughtered 120 men, women, and children.
Mormons believe God has a wife.