Posts Tagged ‘Religious’

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Obamas Miss Out On Religious Services in Hawaii

December 26, 2008

obama-family.3.jpgBarack Obama has long stressed the importance of religion in his life. But as his fellow Christians around the world attended Christmas services on Wednesday and Thursday, the president-elect and his family remained sequestered at their vacation compound on the windward coast of Oahu.

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Uncertain Times for Religious Right

November 18, 2008

christian-anti-abortionists.jpgAs the dust settles on Washington following the Barack Obama
earthquake, one group more than any other is expecting to be out in the
cold. 

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California Win Emboldens Coalition of Religious Groups

November 11, 2008

gay-marriage-7.jpgEnergized by a comeback win, conservative activists want to apply the
same formula they used to outlaw same-sex marriage in California to
prevent other states from recognizing gay unions and President-elect
Barack Obama from expanding the rights of gays and lesbians.

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R.I.P. to the Religious Right

November 11, 2008

This Sunday, Jim Wallis will rise to speak in a church a few blocks
from the White House, and around the corner from Capitol Hill, and tell
the gathered congregation about the Great Awakening in the United
States this week.

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Obama Election Results Show Gains in Key Religious Voters

November 6, 2008

In building a winning coalition of religious voters, Barack Obama
cut into the so-called God gap that puts frequent worshippers in the
Republican column, won Catholics, made inroads with younger
evangelicals, and racked up huge numbers with minorities and people
with no religious affiliation.

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