Emily Kaplan

freelance journalist

Emily Kaplan on KCRW

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has become a microcosm of the nation’s divisions over COVID vaccines.

LDS church has a strict hierarchy, but a small faction is bucking the leadership on COVID vax

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