What Mormon Scriptures Say About Homosexuality: A Statistical and Content Analysis The questions of gay marriage, civil unions and gay civil rights engender disagreement, conflicting legislation and voter initiatives around the country. Opposition to gay rights initiatives is often based on religious belief that homosexuality is sinful. This is true for the Mormon Church that has been in the forefront of efforts to fight gay marriage and civil rights. Since this is a faith-based social policy, it could be enlightening to understand the scriptural basis of this strongly held Mormon stand against homosexuality. What are the teachings in the uniquely Mormon scriptures that support the position of the Church? This presentation will undertake a statistical analysis of Mormon scriptures to identify verses relating to homosexuality and a context analysis of these verses.