The Christian Right Is Helping Drive Liberals Away From Religion

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux and Daniel Cox of FiveThirtyEight –

The Democratic National Committee has formally acknowledged what has been evident for quite some time: Nonreligious voters are a critical part of the party’s base. The DNC has called on Democratic politicians to recognize and celebrate the contributions of nonreligious Americans, who make up one-third of Democrats.

In response, Robert Jeffress, a Dallas pastor with close ties to Trump, appeared on Fox News, saying the Democrats were finally admitting they are a “godless party.”

This was hardly a new argument. Conservative Christian leaders have been repeating some version of this claim for years, and have often called on religious conservatives and Republican politicians to defend the country against a growing wave of liberal secularism.

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