The announcement came in a letter penned by Elder Paul V. Johnson, the commissioner of the church’s educational system. It was sent to all the students and employees at Mormon-owned schools, according to BYU, which tweeted out the letter.
“The moral standards of the Church did not change with the recent release of the General Handbook or the updated Honor Code,” Johnson wrote. “Same-sex behavior cannot lead to eternal marriage and is therefore not compatible with the principles included in the Honor Code.”
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.