Mormonism does not oppose donating blood to those in need; on the contrary, it is encouraged.
The Mormon Church makes membership records only for living members, but families are encouraged to record stillborn children in their own records.
In the Mormon Church, a mentally handicapped person with a mental age below 8 may not have the maturity to hold the priesthood of God.
The Mormon Church counsels that burial is preferable unless local laws require cremation. Taking the law into account, the ultimate decision is up to the family.
Only in cases of incest, rape, or seriously jeopardized life, accompanied by earnest consultation with church leaders and God, may a Mormon possibly consider an abortion.
The Mormon Church teaches that hypnotism by a professional therapist can be legitimate therapy, but it warns against exhibition hypnotism.
Problems among members in the Mormon Church should be taken before the bishop for advice.
Regarding burial vs. cremation, or organ donation, the Mormon Church leaves the matter up to the family of the deceased.
In talking amongst themselves, Mormons never refer to themselves as such. However, when talking to others, the term Mormon is more recognizable and understood.
Mormons believe it is important to honor and sustain the government by doing one’s civic duty and serving on a jury.