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The Fight for Female Priesthood in the Mormon Church

Jan 09, 2017 | 831 videos
Video by Kristine Stolakis

Where We Stand is the story of a controversial group of Mormon feminists fighting for the ordination of women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This 20-minute documentary follows Abby Hansen, a stay-at-home mom turned vocal advocate for Ordain Women. The women in the film battle threats of excommunication, harassment, and a shifting worldview as they reconsider what it means to be a Mormon. It is the latest by Paper Bridge Films.

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