(SB54) Count My Vote has been conspiring to completely redo Utah’s political system, and has been calling for Utah to SURRENDER.
Well, it turns out they’re not the first in known history to try this tactic.
And now behold, if ye will lay down your arms, and subject yourselves to be governed by those to whom the government doth rightly belong, then will I cause that my people shall lay down their weapons and shall be at war no more.
Upon further investigation, we found that Count My Vote’s plan is discussed many times in LDS scripture
3 Nephi 7:6
And the regulations of the government were destroyed, because of the secret combination of the friends and kindreds...
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(State School Board member backs Count My Vote initiative)
(Federal judge to decide fate of GOP-disputed state election law)
(Judge refuses to block Utah law overhauling elections)
(Secret meeting called to plan the demise of grassroots power)
… for they were desirous that the law should be altered in a manner to overthrow the free government and to establish a king over the land.
And it came to pass that Moroni was angry with the government, because of their indifference concerning the freedom of their country.
And thus they did obtain the sole management of the government…
… therefore they were ripening for destruction, for the laws had become corrupted.
… letting the guilty and the wicked go unpunished because of their money; and moreover to be held in office at the head of government, to rule and do according to their wills, that they might get gain and glory of the world…
To those conspiring against freedom behind Count My Vote, and to other similar groups in Utah and beyond, I leave you to ponder what happened to the last groups who tried using this tactic:
3 Nephi 9:9
And behold, that great city Jacobugath, which was inhabited by the people of king Jacob, have I caused to be burned with fire… because of their secret murders and combinations; for it was they that did destroy the peace of my people and the government of the land; therefore I did cause them to be burned, to destroy them from before my face.