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The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on sltrib.com
First Published Aug 22 2014 04:20 pm • Last Updated Aug 22 2014 04:20 pm

"Public opinion is irrelevant when we are talking about civil rights."

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— Raffle

commenting on the August 18 sltrib.com article, "Utah poll: Most oppose gay marriage, think Supreme Court will legalize it"

"There are guarantees in life. Boy Scouts getting lost and people dying on ATVs. Every summer."

— Newtah

commenting on the August 20 sltrib.com article, "Scouts make it out of Utah hills on own, after major rescue effort launched"

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"It is sad ... that the level of police misconduct in this country has so much (and justifiably so) eroded our trust. The police did this to themselves: Now I need solid, material evidence to vindicate a police officer. Blame not only the ‘few bad apples,’ but also their even more numerous enablers and defenders."

— Guest

commenting on the Aug. 19 sltrib.com article, "Utah officer who shot Dillon Taylor was wearing a body camera"

The following comment thread was posted in response to the August 20 Associated Press | sltrib.com article, "Mormon-owned BYU removes gay-marriage cards at bookstore":

"This isn’t news. What would be news is if the bookstore noticed them and purposely left them there."

— Smonster

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