Status of the Proclamation

  1. Is the Family Proclamation Scripture? (analysis by James Patterson)
  2. Is “The Proclamation” official doctrine? (FairMormon)
  3. “The Proclamation on the Family: Scripture or Revelation?” (bwv549)


  1. Family Breakdown, the Welfare State, and the Family Proclamation: An Alternative History (Walker Wright)
  2. From Amici to ‘Ohana: The Hawaiian Roots of the Family Proclamation (Laura Compton)
  3. Chronology Of Mormon / LDS Involvement In Same-Sex Marriage Politics (Richley Crapo)
  4. Gay Marriage Timeline (Pew Research Center)


  1. The Backdrop and Context of The Family A Proclamation to the World (Radio Free Mormon episode 24)
  2. Proclamation Written by Lawyers? (discussion at wheat and tares)
  3. Aileen Clyde recounts first hearing about the Proclamation
  4. “Why aren’t the women included in this?”
  5. “There Is Always a Struggle”: An Interview with Chieko N. Okazaki (Greg Prince 2005 interview with Chieko Okazaki)
  6. May have been patterned after The Family Manifesto (Dr. Taylor Petrey highlights the similarity of the document to the Family Manifesto)


A few links culled from this discussion