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  •  There is a religious divide working as well (3+ / 0-)
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    People who are religious tend to dismiss the role of government too;

    Believers in an Active God Don't Believe in a Social Safety Net

    A recent survey conducted by Gallup for Baylor University finds very strong correlations between belief in an active God which has a plan for individuals with believing that people shouldn't collect on unemployment insurance. It's not hard to understand why such a correlation would exist
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    by Shockwave on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 10:09:33 AM PDT

    •  There are many progressive churches with strong (1+ / 0-)
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      social justice programs. I always associate religion with social justice, eventhough I know people here on Daily Kos don't.

      I think of nuns and priests (not pedophiles, obviously), people like Mother Teresa of Calcutta as progressives, mainly.

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