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How America’s abortion obsession was sparked on a conference call

White Evangelical Christians are on the front-lines of America’s ‘pro-life’ movement. But not so long ago this group was disinterested in abortion and largely apolitical. They’re a crucial faction of Donald Trump’s base, motivating him to further restrict abortion rights across the country. How did it all change? Leah Green investigates how a group of men turned abortion into a tool that shaped the course of American politics.

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Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts the Faith and Threatens America – Randall Balmer

The real origins of the religious right ► https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/05/religious-right-real-origins-107133

The politics of abortion ► https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8274866

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump’s courting of the religious right ►

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