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GOP Senators Appear On TV With anti-Gay Christian Martyrdom Advocate

Lou Engle has called for "martyrs" to stop abortion and gay marriage. And he predicts a second civil war.
Last night's segment of the Rachel Maddow show provided footage, which first appeared at Talk To Action, of a Christian evangelist who is quite influential but also little known to secular Americans: Lou Engle, founder of TheCall. The Maddow segment highlighted an event noted a few days ago by RightWingWatch, an anti-health care reform "Prayercast," held by the Family Research Council, led by emergent, highly militant leaders of the Christian right such as Lou Engle and also by Republican senators Brownback and DeMint, and GOP Representatives Bachmann and Forbes.
Bruce Wilson writes for Talk To Action, a blog specializing in faith and politics.
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