Social Conservatives Still Control The GOP

Molly Ball of The Atlantic¬†writes, “Ever since Republicans got clobbered in the last election, some have suggested they dial back some of their hard stances in the culture war … And yet Republican politicians do not seem to have gotten the message.” Ball cites a recent proposed abortion ban in the House as well as this past week’s Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference, which “attracted a star-studded line-up of GOP pols.” She concludes, “Social conservatives will continue to wield major power in the Republican Party by their sheer numbers and their dogged activism.”

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