Oh goody. Just as long as the founders of this third party do not claim: (1)– It is “the” Christian party, and (2)– it represents (a) “the” Church or (b) America’s Christians.
Thirteen of America’s top religious right social conservatives this week sent Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Reince Priebus an official letter warning if the GOP moderates on same-sex marriage or refuse to actively defend “traditional marriage,” they will take all their followers and form a third party. The RNC is holding their quarterly meeting in Los Angeles this week.
NBC reports: The signatories to this week’s letter were:
Gary Bauer, President, American Values
Paul Caprio, Director, Family-Pac Federal
Marjorie Dannenfelser, President, Susan B. Anthony List
Dr. James Dobson, President and Founder, Family Talk Action
Andrea Lafferty, President, Traditional Values Coalition
Tom Minnery, Executive Director, CitizenLink
William J. Murray, Chairman, Religious Freedom Coalition
Tony Perkins, President, Family Research Council
Sandy Rios, VP of Government Affairs, Family-Pac Federal
Austin Ruse, President, Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute
Phyllis Schlafly, President, Eagle Forum
Rev. Louis P. Sheldon, Founder, Traditional Values Coalition
Tim Wildmon, President, American Family Association
I think they should go for it. After all, reading through the list and visiting their websites, it’s evident all these people have been political spokespersons and activists for years. They may as well make it official and form their own personal party. Oops! I forgot…they kind of DID that already. It was called the Republican party of the last 30 years.