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In response to some Mormons baptizing the dead (including Anne Frank), some have turned to 'converting' dead Mormons to homosexuality or Judaism. Even Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert got in on the act. Cenk Uygur, Michael Shure and comedian Jimmy Dore break it down on The Young Turks.

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Paul  Perry (pezski) | 122 comments This was Colbert at his very best. Love it!

People have said to me: but you're an atheist, why are you offended? It offends me because of the utter disregard for people's beliefs that it shows - it converts people who might not be alive to care, but who cannot complain or answer back. And to those of other beliefs who are still alive it quite clearly says "hey, hold out all you want - we can still convert you when you die". And for people that believe in the truth of their own afterlife this must be an appalling thought.

That said, I'm quite happy to fight fire with fire:

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