According to an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the percentage of white evangelicals who thing the GOP is religion friendly dropped by 14 %. Overall, there was a 8 % drop (55 to 47 %) in the number of people who consider the GOP to be religion friendly.
“The Republicans had done a good job of mobilizing those two groups in 2004 and that may be cooling a bit now,” said Scott Keeter of the Pew Research Center said, referring to white evangelicals and white Catholics.
Food for thought:
The survey found that about four in 10 Christians identify themselves as “born again” Christians or evangelicals, while a third describe themselves as “progressive Christians.” The conservative Christians are a far more unified group politically than the progressives, however.
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