Is This Why 42 Percent of Evangelical Voters Support Donald Trump?

religiousfreedom_2Dr. Ben Carson loathes political correctness, as do many conservatives. He said it’s destroying the country.

PC opponents chafe against this doctrine, which was created to shut down expression that opposes liberalism.

Donald Trump has tapped into something GOP voters want. Forty-two percent of evangelical Christian voters support him. Why? Family Research Council president Tony Perkins believes he has the answer. 

“Now they see Donald Trump, who is taking on that same elitist politically correct mindset and not backing down,” he said. “They find common cause in this guy, even though he comes from a completely different world.”

From Christian Headlines:

[Trump’s] current closest rival, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who is known for his conservative values and Biblical morals, holds only 25 percent.

Trump also recently received a warm welcome from Jerry Falwell, Jr., the president of the largest Christian college, Liberty University, where, even though he mispronounced a book of the Bible, he still appeared to be well-received.

“Donald Trump basically gave voice to the idea that Washington is broken and needs to be fixed,” says Bob Vander Plaats, shedding some light on the question. “People right away resonate with that.”

Sen. Ted Cruz, who’s polling second, has expressed a commitment to protecting religious freedom, as has Trump. But which man is the right man for the job?

“America is about God, truth, freedom and personal responsibility,” CURE’s Star Parker wrote in her weekly column. “And we need a leader who can get these truths to minority Americans, trapped all these years by the lies of the left. Frankly, between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, it’s not even a contest.”

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