Changing the World One Letter at a Time

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Dear Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Christopher L. Jorgensen
PO Box 546
Ames, IA 50010

April 24, 2008

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
50 W. North Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

Dear Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,

I realize Mitt Romney is out of the running for President, and I think that’s too bad, since I may have voted for him. It would have been nice to have a Republican in there that wasn’t pushing the standard Christian agenda and doctrine! But I have a question:

If Mitt had gotten the nomination, and if he’d been elected President, in the event he took a second wife, what would she be called?

Obviously, Ann Romney would have been First Lady, but what would subsequent wives be referred to as? The consensus amongst everyone I ask is “Second Lady, Third Lady, etc.,” but I was hoping you could clear this up for me.

I realize there are a lot of hypotheticals in the letter, but it’s bound to happen some day, so best to think about these things now.

Thanks,

Christopher L. Jorgensen

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Public Affairs Deparment

Joseph Smith Memorial Building
15 East South Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-6200

Dear Christopher Jorgensen:

There seems to be some misunderstanding of LDS doctrine & practice in your letter. The LDS church does not practice plurality of wives…hence Mitt Romney has only one wife. Were he to have others, he would not be a member of the LDS church.

I doubt that a person with more than one spouse would ever be elected to the presidency as such unions are against the law. Should that hypothetically happen years from now (law change not withstanding) your question would be answered by the U.S. government.

Tom Owen


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