How Prominent Women Built and Sustained the Religious Right | Religion & Politics

In September 1983, Beverly LaHaye gave a press conference in Washington, DC, to announce that her four-year-old lobbying group Concerned Women for America (CWA) — Read on religionandpolitics.org/2019/04/16/how-prominent-women-built-and-sustained-the-religious-right/

The plot against America: Inside the Christian right plan to “remodel” the nation | Salon.com

Religious right's blueprint for theocratic state laws keeps creeping forward. Is the left ready to fight? — Read on http://www.salon.com/2019/04/13/the-plot-against-america-inside-the-christian-right-plan-to-remodel-the-nation/

FACT CHECK: Did Billy Graham Warn Against Mixing Religion and Politics?

The evangelical leader said in a 1981 profile that people in his position "can't be closely identified with any particular party or person." — Read on http://www.snopes.com/fact-check/did-billy-graham-warn-against-mixing-religion-and-politics/ __________________________________ I'm so damned tired of people recycling this trope. The (well-documented) religious right crusade to take over the #GOP began in the early 1980s. Conservative icon Barry …

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On the Conservative Movement and Evangelical Spin Doctoring: A Response to A. J. Nolte – Not Your Mission Field

The Big Picture: The Power of Denial in the Conservative Movement If there's one consistent thing that many #NeverTrump conservatives have tried to get the American public to believe, it's that the only problem in the conservative movement and the current iteration of the Republican Party is Donald J. Trump. If we could just get… …

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Between Trump and Putin: The Right-Wing International, a Crisis of Democracy, and the Future of the European Union | Political Research Associates

Between Trump and Putin: The Right-Wing International, a Crisis of Democracy, and the Future of the European Union | Political Research Associates — Read on http://www.politicalresearch.org/2017/05/11/between-trump-and-putin-the-right-wing-international-a-crisis-of-democracy-and-the-future-of-the-european-union/

Russian Social Conservatism, the U.S.-based WCF, & the Global Culture Wars in Historical Context | Political Research Associates

Russian Social Conservatism, the U.S.-based WCF, & the Global Culture Wars in Historical Context | Political Research Associates — Read on http://www.politicalresearch.org/2016/02/16/russian-social-conservatism-the-u-s-based-wcf-the-global-culture-wars-in-historical-context/

The latest front in Russian infiltration: America’s right-wing homeschooling movement – ThinkProgress

The group and its origins sound innocuous enough. But the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) — a right-wing group founded 36 years ago — has deepened connections between America’s religious right and Russians even as the latter have been sanctioned by the United States, according to a ThinkProgress investigation. By networking with Russians, the HSLDA …

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From America to Ontario: The political impact of the Christian right

Christian right groups in Canada may not have the same resources as their American counterparts. They are, nonetheless, attracting supporters by borrowing some U.S. tactics. — Read on theconversation.com/from-america-to-ontario-the-political-impact-of-the-christian-right-107400

The Evangelicals | C-SPAN

“This groundbreaking book from Pulitzer Prize­–winning historian Frances FitzGerald is the first to tell the powerful, dramatic story of the Evangelical movement in America—from the Puritan era to the 2016 presidential election.” https://t.co/ilNE7eHJGN — ‘Surly Jay’ (@lj_schau) December 22, 2018 View the Video from C-SPAN HERE

Ringing in a Christian Nationalist 2019 With an Even Larger Legislative Playbook – Rewire.News – Religion Dispatches

A Christian nationalist coalition, including the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation, has published a new state legislative playbook for 2019 that's 30 percent larger, and 100 percent as committed to a nation that reflects its sectarian values. — Read on rewire.news/religion-dispatches/2018/12/18/ringing-in-a-christian-nationalist-2019-with-an-even-larger-legislative-playbook/