Latter-Day Constitutionalism

Sexuality, Gender, and Mormons

The extensive involvement of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the campaign that in 2008 overrode gay marriage in California brought sharp scrutiny to the interaction of Mormon theology and public constitutionalism. This Article explores “Latter-day constitutionalism” as an important normative phenomenon that illustrates the deep and pervasive interaction among social norms, constitutional rights, and faith-based discourse.

The full text of this Symposium is available to download as a PDF.