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The Obamagelical Revolution

The surge of Evangelical support for Obama reflects stunning changes among voters who have traditionally voted for the most right-wing of Republicans. Are these culture warriors laying down their swords?

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An Interfaith Call to Action on Reproductive Health

Decisions about whether or when to have children are among the most sacred and monumental that people consider in their life. A coalition of religious groups call on President-Elect Obama to make reproductive health a priority.

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Catholic Voters No Longer Beholden to Bishops and Abortion

Catholics have often been urged by their clergy to be single-issue voters when it comes to abortion. But this year a much broader social justice agenda is guiding these voters.

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Catholics in the Pews Vote Their Conscience

The Catholic hierarchy are opposing a pro-choice presidential candidate is nothing new — but this year, Catholics are talking back.

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Religious Right GOTV Effort in Minnesota Spurs Backlash

Minnesota’s religious right is pulling out all the stops to bring social conservatives to the polls on Election Day, and the message is clear: Christians must vote Republican.

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Because of, Not In Spite of, My Faith

It’s human nature to want everyone to agree with one’s religion or personal moral code. But I also accept that there will always be vast differences among religious and secular perspectives on life. And I believe that government should not help me or anyone else spread our religious beliefs.

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Our Values and Reproductive Rights: Faith

Should you leave your faith outside the voting booth? I say no – your faith and your beliefs help shape what you care about. I am pro-choice because of my religious tradition and beliefs.

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Sexuality Politics No Trump Card for Younger Evangelicals

If Rick Warren were able to convey the diversity among evangelicals at the upcoming Saddleback Civil Forum, maybe we’ll actually get some honest conversation.

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In a Clash of Consciences, We Must Protect Women’s Access to Care

The Medical Right wants more expansive protections for physicians who object to providing reproductive health care services for moral or religious reasons. And they aren’t stopping with abortion care and referral.

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Radical Shift in Black Church on Sexuality and Choice

The Black Church is undergoing a radical change. In place of the silence, our youth and adults are now affirming God’s gift of sexuality and seeking the wisdom to live responsibly as spiritual and sexual beings.

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