Posts tagged "christian coalition"

Communication Regulation, the Religious Right, and the Battle over Net Neutrality

This week the Obama Administration scrapped the Fairness Doctrine and 83 other media regulations.  Kathryn Montalbano examines the ongoing struggle over radio, TV, and now, Internet access and content. by Kathryn Montalbano In June Ralph Reed, conservative American political activist and, during the 1990s, executive director of the Christian Coalition, hosted the Faith and Freedom...

Why Don’t We Hear More from the Religious Left?

By Daniel Schultz It's a question I get asked a lot, and am sure to be asked more, now that The Book (Changing the Script: An Authentically Faithful and Authentically Progressive Political Theology for the 21st Century), is out. Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer. In fact, there isn’t even one answer. Instead, many...

Another Kind of Hunger Strike

21 December 2005 Navy Lt. Gordon Klingenschmitt, an evangelical Episcopal chaplain who claims that he “may be fired next month” for refusing to comply with new sensitivity guidelines about praying to Jesus during official military ceremonies, has begun a hunger strike outside the White House in the hopes of convincing President Bush to issue an...

Coalition Demolition

13 October 2005 Sad times are here for the once king-making Christian Coalition. As The Washington Times’Julia Duin chronicles the dwindling attendance at Coalition “Road to Victory” rallies, as well as the group’s looming financial problems, which have left a “trail of unpaid bills” all across the Bible Belt, Editor & Publisher delves further into the accusations of...