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Religious Right Loses Big, But Will They Go Home?

Americans overwhelmingly gave their support to pro-choice, pro-prevention candidates and rejected anti-choice initiatives. Will the religious right get the message?

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Roundup: Sundown for Colorado Fundamentalists, TV and Teen Pregnancy

The sun may be setting on the political influence of fundamentalist churches; Study finds significant link between TV and teen pregnancy; 43% of women report sexual problems; 13 year-old rape victim stoned to death in Somalia for adultery; John Chittick walks the world speaking with teens about HIV/AIDS.

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Roundup: LA Times Says No on Prop 4, UK Makes Sex Ed Mandatory

LA Times counters parental notification proponent’s two central arguments; UK makes sex and relationship education mandatory in primary and secondary schools; British lawmakers leave Northern Ireland’s women suffering; How the religious right drove Colin Powell to endorse Obama; Baptist minister says birth control is “murder.”

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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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Complaints Filed Against Churches Making Endorsements

Americans United for the Separation of Church and State filed formal complaints targeting six churches that issued political endorsements on “Pulpit Freedom Sunday.”

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Catholics United Against Abortion and…McCain?

Many Catholic voters support common sense public policy on reproductive and sexual health issues. A new television ad sheds light.

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Values Voters 2008: Will John McCain and Sarah Palin Pass the Test?

Thousands of extreme, conservatives will descend upon Washington DC on September 17th for the second Values Voter Summit hosted by the far right Family Research Council to discuss “the sanctity of life and marriage” and of course whether McCain and Palin are worthy enough for their support.

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Religious Right Watch: Sarah Palin At A Glance

While support for Gov. Sarah Palin from the religious right has been huge, Palin has also suffered some criticism from members of the pro-family movement.

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Bristol Palin Makes Religious Right “Forget” Its Stance on Teen Pregnancy

Religious right wing organizations have more empathy for Bristol Palin’s pregnancy than they know what to do with. But empathy is nowhere to be found in their judgmental policy agendas for the rest of American teens.

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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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