Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Winds of War: Why the Religious Right May Support Pro-Abortion Candidates

The main issue of the religious right has always been the abortion issue. If a Republican candidate did not toe the line on this he or she could not expect to win that block of votes. But that may be changing.

Will religious right vote for an abortion rights candidate? Yes if he or she supports the war on terror. At last month’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, conservative Christian power-broker Gary Bauer sent an email to evangelical voters. Among the usual issues of opposition to "abortion-on-demand" and the preservation of traditional marriage there was a new take on the preservation of family values.

Read the rest at The Gathering Storm.

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