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Social Conservatives Still Control The GOP

posted on June 17, 2013

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.”

Read at The Atlantic