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Former college football broadcaster Craig James has joined the conservative Family Research Council, where he said he would fight against the kind of "religious bigotry" he blames for his firing by Fox Sports after expressing opposition to gay marriage.
Prominent religious right leader Tony Perkins called on conservatives to stop donating money to congressional Republicans until the party quits its soft talk on gay marriage.
Gay-rights groups were elated Monday after the Boy Scouts of America announced that it was considering dropping its long-standing national policy of disallowing open homosexuals from participating in its activities, but traditional-family groups were quick to condemn the shift.
Despite their election night "bruising," social-conservative groups are counseling each other to keep the faith, prepare for another day – and "modernize" their views.
He wasn't there but Mitt Romney got some love over the weekend at a Washington, D.C., gathering of more than 2.000 evangelical Protestants representing a demographic that proved crucial to electing the last four Republican presidents.
The president of a conservative Christian-based family organization said Thursday that the blame for the shooting of a colleague was shared between the man with the gun and groups that practice "reckless use of terminology."
Prominent evangelical and other religious-right leaders invited to a private "Stop Romney" meeting in Texas this weekend are pessimistic about the chances of agreeing on a mutually acceptable alternative to the GOP presidential front-runner, one of those invited has told The Washington Times.
Rep. Ron Paul easily won a Republican presidential candidate straw poll Saturday at the conservative Values Voter Summit in Washington, while two of the most popular candidates in the race — Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — finished near the bottom.
The New Jersey governor would have to build bridges with values voters, Tony Perkins said.
A recent report from the Pew Research Center generated coast-to-coast headlines about how marriage is on the rocks.
The Family Research Council's opposition to gay rights has landed the outfit on the Southern Poverty Law Center's list of "hate groups" — a label strongly denied by the influential Christian conservative organization.
Rep. Mike Pence, Indiana Republican, edged ahead of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee for first place in the Family Research Council's Values Voters Summit 2012 presidential straw poll Saturday. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin placed sixth.
The nation's social conservatives may have ceded center stage to economic conservatives and the "tea party" movement for the midterm elections, but they're not keeping quiet.
The public thinks the military rather than Congress should decide the issue of "open homosexuality" in the ranks, according to a poll released Tuesday by the Family Research Council.
Sen. John McCain said Wednesday that he would not rule out naming a pro-choice vice-presidential nominee, saying the abortion issue amounts to "a disagreement" and that he thinks conservatives would accept former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, who is pro-choice, as a potential running mate.
"Does our nation's highest court really believe the price of citizenship is the surrender of conscience?" he asked in an April 7 statement.
"These rights do not stop at the exit door of your local church, and instead extend to every area of a religious person's life."