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Conservative Evangelicals

  1. White Non-Evangelical Working-Class Women Could Be 2018’s Key Swing VotersGender, class and religious outlook are pulling one swing voter category away from the GOP.
  2. Trump Warns Evangelicals That Dems Will Restore a Law That Was Never RepealedThe president keeps claiming he’s gotten rid of the Johnson Amendment, which won’t let tax-exempt entities campaign for politicians. He didn’t.
  3. George Will Calls ‘Repulsive’ Pence Worse Than TrumpThe vice-president has lost the independent reputation that made him a potential survivor of a Trump meltdown.
  4. #MeToo in the Pews: A Backlash Against the Baptist PatriarchyAn unprecedented revolt against a conservative icon of the largest conservative evangelical denomination shows that the #MeToo movement is everywhere.
  5. Trump’s Faith-Based PR StrategyThe president announced a faith-based initiative that seems more aggressive and politically important than those of his predecessors.
  6. What the Christian Right Sowed, Trump ReapedA prominent Evangelical who once advised George W. Bush makes the case that his fellow believers lost their way long before falling into Trump’s lap.
  7. The Christian Right’s Willful Faith in TrumpA new book shows how Evangelical leaders are desperately trying to convince themselves that the president’s not just using them.
  8. Alabama’s Christian Right Has Been Doubly Disgraced in 2017In Roy Moore and former governor Bentley, the state’s conservative Evangelicals have backed two bad apples from the same basket.
  9. No, Sexual Abuse of Minors Isn’t a Plus for Alabama VotersAlabama’s patriarchal culture may provide some cover for sexual predators. But a more likely reason for sympathy for Roy Moore is hatred of the media.
  10. Nashville Statement Signers Condemn Christians Who Accept LGBTQ FolkThe distinguished conservative Evangelicals who signed the Nashville Statement deny fellowship to Christians who have no problems with LGBTQ folk.
  11. Forgotten Mainline Protestants Challenge Evangelicals to Stand Up to TrumpWhile most conservative evangelical leaders are avid Trump fans or passive enablers, mainline Protestants are urging them to show some independence.