Poll finds Bias against Mormon presidential candidates remain the same as in 1967

A recent Gallup poll shows that bias against a Mormon presidential candidate has not changed in the past 45 years.  Currently, about 18% of Americans believe they would not vote for a qualified candidate who is Mormon.  This poll present a possible challenge for presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.  The survey also discovered that found that 4 out of every 10 Americans do not know that Romney is Mormon. Further still the poll revealed that this bias is much higher among Democrats over Republicans.  See article

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.  In a case such as the one above regarding religion, harassment can include, for example, offensive remarks about a person’s religious beliefs or practices. See

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