WEB EXTRA: Utah representative talks about being LDS and Democrat

Published 09/03 2014 02:16PM

Updated 09/03 2014 03:18PM

Utah Representative Brian King talks about being an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a Democrat.

King says the teachings of the LDS Church cover a wide variety of things that are universally true and there is room for political diversity in the church.

When asked about hot button social issues such as abortion King says, "People aren't aware of the fact that LDS Church policy on abortion is much closer to Democratic Party principles than national Republican Party principles."

Watch the video for the full interview. 

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