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The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

by Frances FitzGerald,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 2, 2017

In the 1970s and ’80s, the Christian right emerged as a potent political force in the United States as evangelicals mobilized to combat moral decay and “secular humanism” by restoring prayer in schools, the teaching of creationism and voting for anti-abortion statutes.

 

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