After 30 years of lunacy being spewed from the pulpit, after 30 years of Falwells and Robertsons and Perkins, the country has had enough.
You can thank the big Gipper for it all. He sold the GOP to the devil to win the south and opened a can of worms that in the end they had no way of controlling.
Payback's a bitch.
From ABC News:
New research shows young Americans are dramatically less likely to go to church -- or to participate in any form of organized religion -- than their parents and grandparents.
Historically, the percentage of Americans who said they had no religious affiliation (pollsters refer to this group as the "nones") has been very small -- hovering between 5 percent and 10 percent. However, Putnam says the percentage of "nones" has now skyrocketed to between 30 percent and 40 percent among younger Americans.
This movement away from organized religion, says Putnam, may have enormous consequences for American culture and politics for years to come.
"That is the future of America," he says. "Their views and their habits religiously are going to persist and have a huge effect on the future."
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