Rob Shryock

How Right-Wing Evangelicals Stigmatize the Mentally Ill

On a Veteran’s Day broadcast last November, two of America’s most influential televangelists claimed that good Christians can’t get PTSD.

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When You Hear Conservatives Talking About Religious Liberty, Watch Out

At the dawn of the Tea Party revolution, many conservatives were optimistic. The prevailing attitude among reporters and insiders alike was that the Republican Party had shed its misguided moralism and embraced hard-nosed economic realism as its core platform. Political author Dick Morris wrote, “No longer do evangelical or social issues dominate the Republican ground troops….There is still a litmus test for admission to the Republican Party. But no longer is it dominated by abortion, guns and gays. Now, keeping the economy free of government regulation, reducing taxation, and curbing spending are the chemicals that turn the paper pink.”

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The Real Reason Evangelical Christians Are Trying to Thwart Women's Right to Birth Control

On July 19, 2011, a report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommended that all American women be provided with free contraception. Catholic charities were immediately in an uproar, knowing that this would like result in a provision for free contraception as part of the recently-passed Affordable Care Act.

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Right-Wing Evangelicals Claim 'Good Christians' Can't Get PTSD

On a Veteran’s Day broadcast, two of America’s most influential televangelists claimed that good Christians can’t get PTSD.

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