Resources on Faith, Ethics and Public Life

US Presidents on Values Issues

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Religion has long been a staple of American politics. At the national level presidents and candidates for the highest office have continually evoked religious themes, whether addressing foreign policy, social, economic, and social issues, or their own convictions. This resource page assembles key statements by US presidents over time and provides an overview of values issues, such as abortion and same-sex marriage.
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