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Faith in the 2012 Election Faith in the 2012 Election
Religion emerged as an important issue in the 2012 presidential campaign. The personal religious identity of President Barack Obama and the Republican candidate, Governor...

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Commentary on the Election Commentary on the Election
This collection gathers together key statements from politicians, campaign officials, journalists, and others as they analyze and react to the role of religion in the 2012...

RELATED RESOURCES: RELIGION AND PEACE

Mosaic Fall 2003
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Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
克罗克国际和平研究所

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Religions for Peace
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Life & Peace Institute
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Nancypelosi

Nancy Pelosi on Why She Supports Gay Marriage

May 10, 2012
My religion has, compels me--and I love it for it--to be against discrimination of any kind in our country, and I consider [the ban on gay marriage] a form of discrimination. I think it’s unconstitutional on top of that. [...] So I think that yesterday was a great day for America because the president in a very personal, as well as presidential way, made history, and hopefully this will bring people together on the issue.
Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has represented California's Eighth District since 1987. Pelosi has long been an advocate for human rights around the world. She has fought to improve China's human rights record,...