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Social Conservatives: GOP Can't Live Without Them

Think Freely Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 8:13 AM
Except that every law is a reflection of morality. The only question is which morality?
Barbara1247 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:17 PM
The only laws that should exist are those that address the violation of another person's life, liberty, or property rights (violent crimes, theft, fraud, kidnaping, etc.). This would not necessarily solve the abortion issue, of course, since people are divided on whether they believe that abortion (especially in the first trimester) constitutes murder.
iprazhm Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 10:11 AM
Absolutely true Think Freely!
Do not steal, it's illegal and immoral. It's one of the Ten Commandments.
Do not kill/murder, it's illegal and immoral. It's one of the Ten Commandments.
And so on and so forth.
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...