Using Religion to Win Votes Subverts the Constitution

Commentary Inside the First Amendment By Charles C. Haynes First Amendment Center senior scholar

What began in January with Mike Huckabee’s “Christian Leader” ads in Iowa and subterranean attacks on Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith has further degenerated into false rumors about Barack Obama’s faith and ugly stories about a “witch-hunting” pastor who once blessed Sarah Palin.

In the long history of religion in presidential campaigns, the 2008 race may well be remembered as . . .

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