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MormonTimes.Com: Crowds Demand Extra Attention

October 2, 2008

By Steve Fidel Deseret News

Choirs. Crowds. Protesters.

All are predictably part of each LDS general conference, and two of the three prompt an official response from the church and a heightened presence from Salt Lake police.

Inside conference sessions, video screens display messages before meetings begin acknowledging the presence of protesters outside and urging temperance by church members. Several conference sessions typically conclude with an advisory for people attending to be mindful of the increased traffic the conference throngs generate in downtown Salt Lake City.

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