In Trial, Movement To Ordain Mormon Women Approaches Defining MomentActivists are now asking Mormon church leaders to reconsider a policy that allows only men to be ordained. One Mormon woman has just been expelled from the church for her activism.
Since the founding of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1830, only men have been allowed to be ordained as priests. As Dan Bammes of KUER reports, a chorus of women has been asking church leaders to reconsider that policy. One Mormon feminist, in particular, has just been expelled from the church for her activism.