SOURCE: Penthouse Global Media Inc.

Penthouse Global Media Inc.

July 13, 2016 09:00 ET

Penthouse Publishes Expose of Political Power of LDS

Magazine's Summer Issue Goes Deep into Mormon Church's Political Stronghold on Utah & Rest of America

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - July 13, 2016) - PENTHOUSE Magazine's July / August 2016 issue reveals an in-depth look into the political power of the Mormon religion in Utah, and its hold on the rest of the country. The piece, "Utah's Governor Wants to Handle Your Penis," is penned by Huffington Post staff writer Andy Campbell.

Campbell's annotative eight-page essay focuses on the hyper-conservative Mormon Church, also known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS), and its partisan influence on local, as well as national, politics.

"We sent over the new issue to several folks in Utah, including Governor Gary Herbert, and the heads of the Church in Salt Lake City," says Raphie Aronowitz, Editor-in-Chief of PENTHOUSE Magazine. "Since the Mormon Church brings its unsolicited moral, religious, and political values to our doorsteps, we decided to return the favor."

While election-year politics is currently on everyone's mind, another force is at play within the country's so-called democratic process: organized religion's gratuitous legislative power over its citizens.

"The Mormon Church has a long-standing tradition of repression and control over its local residents in Utah," continues Aronowitz. "It has now permeated the roots of local and national politics, and influenced policy."

PENTHOUSE Magazine's newest issue, dubbed "The Shameless Issue," also offers a titillating offering of Mormon-inspired "sister wives."

A year's worth of 12 print issues are available through the link for $29.95 - 73% off of the newsstand price. A subscription to digital issues are available for $19.99, 89% off of the print newsstand price. In addition, PENTHOUSE TV offers galleries, members-only videos, and more, and subscriptions to additional PENTHOUSE publications, including PENTHOUSE Letters, PENTHOUSE Forum, PENTHOUSE Variations, are also available through the link.

About PENTHOUSE Magazine:

Bob Guccione founded PENTHOUSE Magazine in London, England in 1965; the elevated gentlemen's publication, featuring beautiful women, intelligent journalism, and intimate revelations, was brought to the United States in 1969. The inaugural issue of American PENTHOUSE sold out in a matter of days, marking a provocative and definitive "British invasion" by England's controversial magazine. The covers of PENTHOUSE Magazine, and the articles contained within, are coveted collector's items, often featuring celebrities and beautiful, art-inspired photography, which chronicle the libido of a changing nation and the pop culture which it has helped shape. Made famous worldwide for its fearless approach to sexuality and its unabashed support of those rebelling from the norm and defining their own identity, PENTHOUSE, with its motto "PENTHOUSE ~ Enjoy The View," stands as the greatest men's brand in history.

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