Fri October 19, 2012
Young Mormon Women 'Thrilled' By New Mission Age
Originally published on Fri October 19, 2012 11:59 am
The Mormon church recently lowered the age at which members can start serving their missions. The minimum age for women used to be age 21, now it's 19. That may not sound like a big difference, but the change has been hailed as a 'giant leap' by Mormon bloggers. Host Michel Martin looks at what the decision will mean for young women with Joanna Brooks, author of The Book of Mormon Girl, and Emily Jensen of Deseret News.