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Should GOP ditch opposition to gay marriage and abortion? Not so fast, says Mike Huckabee.

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee speaks during an address to the 39th Conservative Political Action Committee. (MANDEL NGAN — AFP/GETTY … Continued

An open letter to religious conservatives

Dear Christian Right: GETTY IMAGES Supporters of President Obama cheer as they wait for the president to appear on stage … Continued

Roger Williams goes Baptist on legendary evangelist Billy Graham

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks with the Rev. Billy Graham during a visit to the Graham cabin … Continued

Ryan to speak at tele-townhall

AP Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. waves after speaking to supporters at Cleveland State University on Oct. … Continued

Newsflash: Campaign faith workers think religion doesn’t belong in politics

AP President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney talk at the end of the … Continued

Social conservatives post-Huckabee

Guess whose photo appears right underneath an article in the latest edition of The Economist with the headline, “The silence … Continued

Social conservative movement goes mainstream in 2012

With all the talk about the tea party eclipsing social conservatives as the most important grassroots base in conservative politics, … Continued

Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition: Five Republicans fight for the faith(ful) in Iowa

The 2012 Republican Presidential race for conservative Christian hearts and minds and votes got off to an unbelievable start yesterday–really, … Continued

Elton John cover controversy: Is a gay dad ‘sexually provocative’?

By Elizabeth Tenety Image published with permission of @jennhudd What’s offensive about a photo of two beaming parents cradling their … Continued

The shotgun marriage of tea party and evangelicals

In the wake of the Tea Party candidates that rode the GOP wave into the House of Representatives last Tuesday, … Continued

With election results in, debate over religious factor begins

By William Wan In the big day after, experts across Washington – including many in the religious world — are … Continued

A third party for religious conservatives?

By Michelle Boorstein What will happen to religious conservatives after this election? Much has been made about the tea party’s … Continued

Christian right noticeably absent in conservatives’ fight to “save America”

By Gabe Lyons and Jonathan Merritt Just days away from the mid-term elections, the GOP is inching closer to what … Continued

Christian Right’s tea party?

By David Waters Christine O’Donnell, winner of Delaware’s Republican Senate nomination and the tea party movement’s newest star, is scheduled … Continued

Is God a Republican?

By Elizabeth Tenety Is God a Republican or a Democrat? It seems that God has been speaking mostly to Republicans … Continued

Obscure Chapter in Obama Story Comes to Light

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Interesting Religion News Service piece on a previously obscure chapter of President Barack Obama’s professional growth. … Continued

Religious Exemptions for Same-Sex Unions

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler Miss California heroically pushes back a cultural Armageddon. I thought that would be … Continued

The Purpose-Driven Presidency

Is Rick Warren the answer to Barack Obama’s religion problem? Or to John McCain’s? We may find out Saturday, when … Continued