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Proving Ground for the Religious Left: Health Care

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JesusHealing.jpgDuring Republican administrations, the religious right flexed its muscle around issues like abortion and judicial appointments.
As the religious left grew in importance during the election, it was unclear how they would attempt to exert their influence.
It looks like the first big test is health care. They were non-existent players in 1993; this time, they’re trying to have a big impact. The Washington Post has the details.
For those religious folks interested in lobbying for health care reform, check out the Piconetwork, which offers specific ways to get involved. Sojourner’s has produced resource guide and the Catholic Bishops’ have renewed their long-time advocacy for universal health care.
If you’re religious views drive you to oppose universal health care, then Family Research Council is the place to peruse.



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posted May 29, 2013 at 5:20 am


Proving Ground for the Religious Left-I agree with you~



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