Lawyers for Intellectual Reserve Inc., who manage trademarks for the Mormon church, say the site has no affiliation with the church and, therefore, no right to use its name or images of its landmarks.
"We believe we are well within our rights to protect both the use of the name of the church and the image of the Salt Lake temple and to make clear that the plaintiff's business has no connection whatsoever to the church," attorney Robert Schick said.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada keeps a copy of the Book of Mormon in his office and is an active member of the LDS church, though some fellow Mormons disagree with his Democratic politics.
Attorneys from Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are trying to stop a Spring man from using the word "Mormon" and pictures of their iconic Salt Lake City temple on a dating website he plans to launch for Mormon singles. "The point of Mormon Match is to connect faithful Mormons looking to befriend, date and marry other faithful Mormons.
On the road I’ve gone through times of drinking too much and stuff, I went pretty far outside the bubble.
I try to live morally and still have a good time, and I’ve had to find my own way.
less After converting to Mormonism over a decade ago, Gladys Knight jokingly told the church’s president, its "prophet on earth," that the music was lame.
In brief, you’ve been blocked from the person’s life, and must accept the fact that it is over. I gave him the benefit of the doubt and, though seriously disappointed, went about my night without him. Remember, we’re all human beings who have feelings.Rao says that just a day before the trademark proceeding was due to go before the board on April 5, the church wrote to the data-hosting company supporting Mormon Match and demanded it be shut down, while simultaneously declining to respond to any correspondence from him or Eller."Instead of answering any of our messages, IRI secretly sent a letter to our website hosting company that nearly caused a catastrophe for the company," Rao wrote via email.Check out some of our greatest hits below, explore the categories listed on the left-hand side of the page, or head to for ratings, reviews, and consumer news.Since Halloween has just passed, we thought it would be apropos to talk about ghosting. This common dating phenomenon is called ‘ghosting’. When he was a half hour late, I texted him to make sure he was ok & was still coming. Statistics state that 90% of people have ghosted or been ghosted. If you’re ready to discuss how to get your love life headed in the right direction, schedule a free consultation with The LDS Matchmaker®. more The Killer’s frontman Brandon Flowers’ paradoxical lyrics “I’ve got soul, but I’m not a soldier” and “Are we human or are we dancer? The Las Vegas native—the youngest of six kids raised Mormon—still belongs to the Church.less Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada keeps a copy of the Book of Mormon in his office and is an active member of the LDS church, though some fellow Mormons disagree with his Democratic politics."I've never been blatantly propositioned so much as on 'LDS' single sites and it really REALLY makes me mad (and disappointed ...and grossed out)," Daphne Jorgensen, a prospective user, wrote on the Mormon Match page. Too many creepers on the other sites that are only looking to take advantage of others," Amber Tilley responded.Protecting the word Mormon would make it difficult for any organization except the church itself to claim a connection with the faith, including any spinoff church if one were to emerge.Meanwhile Mormons on Facebook are left in the doldrums waiting for the site to launch, bemoaning the quality of the existing Latter-day Saints dating sites.