The “Mormons” have taught, from the days of the Prophet Joseph Smith, that the men who wrote the Constitution were raised up by God, and that it was adopted by inspired men. We believe in the inspiration of the living God, in the forming of our government.

( Source: “The Upholding of Constituted Law and Order” 509; from an address given at Salt Lake City, UT, 12 Feb 1928 )