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Santorum Supporter Demands Romney “Renounce” His Religion

An ambitious request.

A Florida pastor at whose church Rick Santorum spoke in January, and whose endorsement Santorum touted in a press release yesterday, will hold a press conference Monday to call on Mitt Romney “to openly renounce his racist Mormon Religion,” according to an unusual 979 word press release under his name.

The press release from the Rev. O’Neal Dozier includes a litany of quotes from the Mormon Church’s past of barring blacks from the priesthood, a practice that ended in the late 1970s, and concludes:

Because of the aforementioned facts, we believe that a Romney Presidential nomination for the Republican Party would widen the racial divide to a point of no return, because the Republican Party would be viewed as a racist political party. Romney’s nomination would cause the erroneous view that has long existed in the minds of black people, that the Republican Party is prejudice to become a reality. Also, if Romney gets the nomination, President Obama’s super pacs will educate the American people about his racist religion and he will probably lose to Obama.

The question of the Mormon Church’s racial history has occasionally surfaced in Romney’s campaign, but it seems more of a theoretical issue than a real one. Romney has not, himself, ever been accused of racial discrimination, and his father, George Romney, was one of his era’s leading liberals on questions of race.

A Santorum campaign spokesman didn’t respond to an inquiry about Dozier, whose plans were first reported by the Salt Lake Tribune.

Here’s Dozier’s complete press release:

Black Clergy and other concerned Christians ask Governor Mitt Romney to renounce his racist religion
For Immediate Release! PRESS CONFERENCE
Date press conference to be held: March 12, at 11:00am
Location: The WorldWide Christian Center, 450 North Powerline Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33069 (in the sanctuary)
Contact Person: Rev. O’Neal Dozier
Black Clergy and other concerned Christians ask Governor Mitt Romney to renounce his racist religion:
On Monday, March 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. O’Neal Dozier and a group of concerned Clergy and other Christians will hold a News/Press Conference to publicly ask Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney to openly renounce his racist Mormon Religion.
The purpose of this request is to foster and maintain good race relations here in America.
The Mormon religion is prejudiced against Blacks, Jews and the Native American Indians. These allegations are substantiated and validated by the writings of the former Prophets and Seers of the Mormon Church. The Mormon Church says that the Book of Mormon is “the most correct book, even more correct than the Bible.” The Book of Mormon in 2nd Nephi, Chapters 5:21-23 accuses God of cursing African people and causing them to have black skin in order for them not to be attractive to white people. These verses also accuse God of causing the black African people to be disgusting and detestable to white people. Furthermore, these verses accuse God of being against inter-racial marriages between blacks and whites. The Mormon Prophet, Brigham Young in the (Mormon) Journal of Discourses further degrades black African people by saying that they are uncultured, unattractive, unpleasant, low-life, wild and unintelligent. Prophet Brigham Young further states that “if the white man who belongs to the chosen seed mixes his blood with the seed of Cain (black person) the penalty under the Law of God is death on the spot.” Also, according to Mormon Doctrine, Native American Indians were also of the class of the cursed because their skin was also a darker color. Both Alma 3:6 and Mormon 5:15 of the Book of Mormon degrade the Lamanites, which are the Native American Indians in the same way they do black African people. The Mormon Church is also prejudiced against the Jews. In the (Mormon) Journal of Discourses, the Mormon Prophet, Brigham Young railed against the Jews in a very hateful way when he said, “I would rather undertake to convert five thousand Lamanites (Native American Indians), than to convert one of those poor miserable creatures (Jews) whose fathers killed the Savior… yes, I would rather undertake to CONVERT THE DEVIL HIMSELF, if it were possible… I would say, leave them and come home, the Lord does not require you to stay there, for they must suffer and be damned…leave them to live and die in their sins and ignorance…they take pleasure in their wickedness… (Mormon Journal ofDiscourses).
Also, it is newsworthy to mention that the Mormon Church has a bizarre Mormon practice that involves posthumously baptizing Non-Mormons by proxy. According to Helen Radkey, a former Mormon, both Adolf Hitler and Ted Bundy were baptized at Mormonism’s ground zero-Utah in 1993 and 2008 respectively. In fact, Radkey reported that the Mormon Church attempted to conceal the Hitler baptism. Helen Radkey also claims that the Mormon Church has posthumously baptized Holocaust victims, serial killers, 9/11 hijackers, Muslim terrorists, etc.
Because of the aforementioned facts, we believe that a Romney Presidential nomination for the Republican Party would widen the racial divide to a point of no return, because the Republican Party would be viewed as a racist political party. Romney’s nomination would cause the erroneous view that has long existed in the minds of black people, that the Republican Party is prejudice to become a reality. Also, if Romney gets the nomination, President Obama’s super pacs will educate the American people about his racist religion and he will probably lose to Obama.
If further information is needed, please contact Rev. O’Neal Dozier at (754) 366-3392 (cell) or (954) 978-2020or by e-mail at pastordozier@twwcc.org
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Reverend O’Neal Dozier’s bio:
ROMNEY’S RACIST RELIGION WOULD BE OBAMA’S SECRET WEAPON FOR HIS RE-ELECTION: Rev. O’Neal Dozier, SeniorPastor of The Worldwide Christian Center Church in Pompano Beach, Florida says that President Barrack Obama will allow his surrogates to use Mitt Romney’s racist religion as a secret weapon to assist him in regaining THE WHITE HOUSE for four more years.
CONDENSED BIOGRAPHY: For the past twenty-five years Rev. O’Neal Dozier has been a strong advocate for social causes in the south Florida area such as: fighting to keep a mosque with terrorist ties from being built in a predominantly black impoverish neighborhood where he pastors and in other such areas of the country; being the key note speaker at many anti-abortion rallies and as a result being awarded the prestigious “Bart T. Heffernan Award” by “Broward County Right to Life”; holding rallies against “Gay Marriage” and “Gay Adoption of Children”; advocating for a more diverse judiciary while serving on the “Florida Judicial Nominating Commission” by urging the state governor to appoint more blacks and other minorities to the judgeship; partnering with Black Clergy Associations to promote equality of life for all minorities, etc.
Rev. Dozier served on the official campaign committees of President George W. Bush, Governor Jeb Bush and Governor Charlie Crist and was an advisor to all three of them. Rev. Dozier is a graduate of Bethune Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida and has a law degree (J.D.) from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia. He served two consecutive terms in the United States Army. Rev. Dozier also played professional football in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears during the 1974 football season. For the past 26 years Rev. Dozier has served as Senior Pastor of The Worldwide Christian Center Church in Pompano Beach, Florida.

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