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Do they continue to try to court the rapidly growing group of religiously unaffiliated Americans...

RNS Opinion: Democratic Party is at an inflection point when it comes to courting religious voters

Democrats debate

by: Ryan Burge Oct. 1, 2019 (RNS) — A few weeks ago the Democratic National Committee passed a resolution regarding the religiously unaffiliated. In it, the committee contends that “the religiously unaffiliated demographic represents the largest religious group within the Democratic Party.” It was seen as an attempt to solidify a growing portion of Democrat voters. But could that resolution turn off another important voting bloc, namely white Protestant voters? Probably not. In large part because most white Protestants are already Republicans. Almost every predominantly white Protestant denomination — from SouthernRead More