Ralph Reed

Rallying Against Abortion, Christianity Doubles Down at Conservative Conference

Rallying Against Abortion, Christianity Doubles Down at Conservative Conference
“Am I the only guy who’s ending sentences with ‘amen’ this weekend?” Ralph Reed, conservative political operative and born-again Christian, asked during his speech at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver this weekend. If the enthusiastic round of cheers and applause offered by the audience in response is any indication, then no, he’s not alone. The culture wars of the 90s and early 2000s have died down considerably as American society becomes increasingly secularized, but religion's role in the conservative right still looms large.
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The Religious Right: Ballast and Baggage for Republicans

The Religious Right: Ballast and Baggage for Republicans
To fully appreciate how seriously the GOP is hampered by the dead weight of the religious right, look no further than Sunday's chat shows, where Ralph Reed and Gary Bauer did their darndest to deny reality.
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