Overview for social-conservatism

The Moral Majority is Getting Smaller

A dozen years ago, another Texas governor launched a campaign for president in which religion was also a major theme. George W. Bush stressed his own Christian commitment and spoke in terms borrowed from the evangelical lexicon. At the same time, Bush took care to avoid offense to non-evangelica…

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Written by David Frum on Tuesday October 11, 2011

Santorum's Don't Ask Don't Tell Stance Makes No Sense

President Obama, justifiably, has scored a few political points by criticizing Republican candidates for not standing up for a gay solider who asked a question at a debate or even thanking him for his service. In a sense, though, the entire situation is being blown out of proportion: the response …

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Written by Eli Lehrer on Monday October 3, 2011