It’s important to ask candidates about their beliefs, in part because politicians frequently exploit religious faith – often with the idea that voters will be more likely to unthinkingly accept certain political positions so long as they arise from religious belief.
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Catholics and evangelicals need to remain allied, and in solidarity, against the increasingly aggressive secularism of our age.Gary Bauer
I have come to the conclusion that while a candidate's faith matters, what's most important is how he or she applies that faith.Gary Bauer
The question Americans should ask is not whether a candidate is affiliated with a particular faith but rather whether that candidate's faith makes it more likely he or she will support policies that align with their values.Gary Bauer