Did you know that Mormons once ruled the United States territory that is now the State of Utah? Did you know that the Mormons fought a war against the United States of America? Their religious prophet - that's right prophet - Brigham Young - was both Governor of the Territory and the voice of G-d as far as his followers were concerned. They believed that their Church should dominate the government, and they attacked and massacred a wagon train of Christian settlers in order to obtain "blood atonement" for what they considered to have been injustices at the hands of Christians in Illinois and Missouri.
Here is a map of the territory Brigham Young, Mormon Prophet once ruled over:
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