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Mormon Church's Prior Baptism Of Dead Jews Could Raise Concerns For Florida Voters

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Mitt Romney's problem with evangelical Christian voters has been well documented. But as the Republican presidential nomination fight heats up in Florida, a Mormon rite that leaves many Jews seething could prove awkward for the candidate in a state that's home to more Jewish people than any other besides New York and California. The religious rite is proxy baptism for the dead. According to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormon Church, these posthumous 'blessings' are intended to 'save' ancestors and others who weren't baptized in life or were baptized 'without proper authority.' Any Mormon may baptize any person posthumously. Church members have performed the ritual on Buddha, Catholic popes, 9/11 hijackers, William Shakespeare, Joan of Arc, Elvis Presley, President Obama's mother and even reportedly Jesus Christ.

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