2014 Proved Pro-Life Issue is a Winner

In a recent op-ed, Marjorie Dannenfelser and Rep. Alex Mooney (R-WV) wrote on the importance of pro-life principles during the midterm elections: For years, the Democratic Party has relentlessly attacked Republicans who believe in the sanctity of human life. . . .Some Republicans hesitate to fight on social issues. But in 2014, some of them went on offense by coalescing behind legislation to protect babies and women after 20 weeks of pregnancy — when science tells us unborn children can feel pain. Those willing to fight were rewarded, because most Americans have never bought into the extremist Democratic Party platform

NYT’s Bruni: GOP Changes When All Evangelicals Are Subtracted

The New York Times’ Frank Bruni, in a classic attempt at trying to influence conservative elites through mainstream media, presents a sneak preview of a new analysis of data on social conservatism and religion. He finds that 36 percent of Republicans are self-described evangelicals and that they oppose abortion and same-sex marriage more strongly than other Republicans. This is not surprising. Then he proposes that what Republicans and the media should do is subtract evangelicals from the opinion polls and find out that Republicans are more split on social issues than is commonly supposed. Well yes, if you subtract all

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