A vegetarian, Joseph Fielding Smith in 1978 delivered a strong denouncement of killing for sport and advanced humaneness in general, quoting the previous prophets extensively. Noting that “it was important the animals be on the earth” he called the destruction …

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We should take a course to preserve our lives and the lives of the animals committed to our care. We should refrain from using swine’s flesh. [“Evidences That the Saints Love and Serve God—How to Build up Zion—Taking Care of …

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We should breathe the pure mountain air in our bed-rooms. We should have lofty rooms, high above the ground, for though this earth is pure, compared with miasmatic places, the air that is above the ground is preferable to that close to it. We should have plenty of pure,

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