Comments on: Move over U.S. Religious Right, here’s the evangelical center Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 By: Allan Ryder Thu, 03 Apr 2008 06:38:40 +0000 “And our rhetoric has been baby-centered rather than centered on all who are in that situation.”

Does that mean parents now need to be more self-centered and and go ahead with killing the baby?”

By: Alan Yoshioka Wed, 02 Apr 2008 18:12:10 +0000 Some pro-life voters are disillusioned with a Republican machine that takes them for granted except at election time and has made room for torture, another intrinsically evil act.

The trouble with emphasizing a “broader range of issues” is that one may fail to distinguish between issues where a moral absolute exists, such as abortion, and issues where prudential judgments may differ, such as environmental protection and immigration.

The “Religious Right” has never represented a unified phenomenon, convenient a bogeyman as it has been for some people (among whom I used to count myself). Where, for example, would one place New York’s staunchly pro-life and pro-labor Cardinal O’Connor? There’s more to the picture than evangelical Protestants, in other words.