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Social Conservatives: GOP Can't Live Without Them

HeraldOfGalactus Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 2:09 PM
I don't see how gay marriage is an attack on marriage itself. How does gay marriage affect heterosexual marriage anyways? Why would any heterosexual couple be less inclined to get married because gays can get married? Also, I encourage you to do more research on the history of marriage. Gay unions have been conducted by other cultures (mainly Native Americans and in China). Also, what has science shown with respect to abortion to indicate it is a mistake?
One of the largest elephants in the GOP's post-election room is the fate of Christian and other social conservatives. Party honchos can't just wish this problem away -- or, maybe they can.

There has been increasing hostility toward Christian involvement in politics, and the animus hasn't been solely from the left. To be sure, Democrats have taken the lead, demonizing conservative Christians as science-challenged scolds who don't care about women's "reproductive rights," but there is plenty of antipathy from certain elements within the Republican Party, as well.

Many establishment and some libertarian Republicans have long looked upon Christian conservatives with mild, condescending...