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September 21, 2017

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Bundy’s views ‘far on the fringes’ of Mormonism, says BYU prof


Steve Marcus

Rancher Cliven Bundy stands at his ranch house Sunday, May 4, 2014, near Bunkerville.

Mormon cattle rancher Cliven Bundy takes an idiosyncratic stance on his church’s 12th Article of Faith, which calls for "being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law."

Bundy, who owes the federal government more than $1 million in grazing fees, supports the U.S. government only when it doesn’t interfere with what he views as his rights.

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