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Evangelical Christianity is facing a political crisis — it will need more than a makeover

Ok, evangelicals do have a brand problem—but they also have a major product problem.

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Mike Pence Once Argued a Lying, Cheating President Should Be Removed from Office - He Probably Regrets It Now

Republicans once argued that a president who lied to the American people and was unfaithful to his wife should be removed from public office — an opinion the GOP seems to have abandoned sometime after President Bill Clinton left the White House and before President Donald Trump moved in.

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Here's How Anti-War Protests From the 1960s Helped Shape the Contemporary Christian Right

In May of 1968, a high-profile trial began in Boston that dramatically illustrated a larger phenomenon fueling the rise of conservative Christianity in the United States.

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Half-Billion-Dollar Museum of the Bible Opens in D.C. With Right-Wing Influence and Historical Distortion

In Babylon-on-the-Potomac recently, the brand new, $500 million Museum of the Bible had its grand opening. Donald Trump did not attend, perhaps fearing a fate like the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark when the remnants of the Ten Commandments are unsealed, holy mayhem ensues and miscreants melt like candles.

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Roy Moore Proves the Moral Bankruptcy of the Religious Right

He is a judge who was suspended from his position as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court for failing to uphold the Constitution of the United States. But that wasn’t enough to keep Roy Moore from winning the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. If anything, it was Moore’s defiance in the face of a federal court decision mandating that government officials issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples that won him the love of the Alabamians who turned out to vote for him.

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Conservative Commentator Writes Stinging Attack on Right-Wing Evangelical Christians for Their Trump Support

In a blistering editorial in the Washington Post, conservative commentator Jennifer Rubin blasted the so-called Christians who turned out at the Value Voters Summit in Washington D.C. over the weekend to listen to a “faithless” Donald Trump among other conservative speakers.

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The Religious Right Moves to Cement Political Power Under President Trump

mid the stream of outrage about President Donald Trump that dominates my Facebook feed, one friend desperately sought a silver lining: “Well, at least we don’t have the theocrat Pence as President.” It reminded me that I, like some of my LGBTQ friends, thought during the Republican primary that we would prefer Trump to someone like Ted Cruz, whose unshakeable religious-right ideology and matching policy agenda was clear.

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The Spread of White Nationalism Is Taking Our Nation into Uncharted and Dangerous Territory

America’s culture wars are back. Only this time it’s white identity politics supplanting the religious right. This is a step beyond the GOP’s formula of turning elections into a battle over faith and family, with non-Christian non-traditional values under threat, and the enemy identified as anyone embracing diversity and tolerance.

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Now Even the Vatican Is Calling Out the Political Wing of the American Christian Right

An article being described as “explosive,” written by two allies of Pope Francis in a Vatican-reviewed publication, is taking on the “spurious alliance between politics and religious fundamentalism” in the United States.

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Donald Trump and Neil Gorsuch Have the Religious Right Thinking Big - Really Big

The entire Trump presidency has been pretty much a nonstop horror show for progressive Americans, but the month of June made it clear that if you are worried about President Trump and the Republican Congress rolling back advances made during the Obama administration, you aren’t worried nearly enough. Right-wing strategists seeking to undo what they see as federal overreach are looking back as far as the New Deal, and some even further, to the Progressive era at the turn of the 20th Century. With Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court and hundreds of Gorsuch-like judicial nominations in the pipeline, they’re making big plans.

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Christian Right Inventor of Highly Controversial Texas 'Heartbeat' Abortion Law Announces It Could Go to Congress

Radical Religious Right activist Janet Porter appeared on Gordon Klingenschmitt’s “Pray In Jesus Name” program yesterday to provide an update on the status of the federal version of her “Heartbeat Bill,” which seeks to ban abortion from the moment a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can happen as early as six weeks into pregnancy and often before a woman even knows that she is pregnant.

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