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Never Forget The Racist Roots Of The ‘Religious Right’

It took a court granting rights to black folks to spark a firestorm on the religious right.
Never Forget The Racist Roots Of The ‘Religious Right’

Via Liberaland:

‘s Amanda Marcotte wants to set you straight if you believe that the movement to strip women of reproductive choice was the impetus behind the rise of the “religious right”:

The modern religious right formed, practically overnight, as a rapid response to the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade.

Or, at least, that’s how the story goes. 

The reality, Randall Balmer, a Dartmouth professor writing for Politico Magazine, says, is actually a little less savory to 21st century Americans: The religious right, who liked to call themselves the “moral maj...

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