Mormon Perspective and 2012

With Mitt Romney leading the GOP presidential race and traditional Evangelical influence appearing to wane, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is playing an increasingly significant role in the American political …

The Candidate Religious Voters Want in 2012

The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life this afternoon released a report on presidential preferences for religious groups. The polling was conducted between Sept. 22-Oct. 4, before the Cain roller coaster took off, but it still offers insight into how key Christian voting blocs will play in 2012.

Why Social Conservatives Met With Rick Perry Last Weekend

Back in May and before Rick Perry was considering a presidential run, a group of social conservative leaders approached the Lone Star governor. “One of our people wanted to take a look at him,” says Rapid City, S.D., furniture-store owner and conservative organizer Bob Fischer. “Perry became anxious to meet with us, the conservatives …