Can a branch of the church make laws not specified in any revelation.

Ah how I love Joseph Smith. I just read this quote from him:
“Can a branch of the Church make by-laws on the principle of
expediency, which are not specified in any revelation?
Answer: Yes, if they wish, they may make laws to stick their fingers into their eyes; but it is like the man who habituated himself to sticking his fingers into a knot-hole in a board partition every morning, until custom compelled him to do it; for having omitted it one morning he felt so curiously at the breakfast table, that he could not eat. He then bethought himself, went and put his finger into the knot-hole and returned with a good appetite, and ate a hearty breakfast.”
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John Robertson

I am nothing more than a regular member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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