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Friday, November 19, 2004

What's the Difference?

The BBC News web site explores the suggestion that President Bush will seek to repay religious conservatives for their support in returning him to the White House. They ask, to which extent is President Bush is indebted to America's religious conservatives, and how might they be rewarded for their support?

Six commentators from various organizations and think tanks in America, both right-wing and left, weigh in. But, perhaps the most astute and cogent comment is this one from a man in South Africa:

"Odd how the religious right wants the choice on abortion to be given to individual states, yet wants the choice on gay marriage taken away from the individual states."
— Warren, South Africa

Read all of the comments here --> Viewpoints: Bush's Moral Mandate?

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