October 14th, 2010
05:00 PM ET
11 years ago

Belief Blog: Nearly half of evangelical leaders have met their lawmakers

Nearly half of the nation's top evangelical Protestant leaders have met with their current senator or representative personally, according to a poll released Thursday by the National Association of Evangelicals.

Some 48 percent of the group's board of directors have done so, while others have met congressional staffers or phoned or written to their elected officials, the survey found.

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soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Chessnutz of Liverpool NY

    Good for them. My congressional representative Dan Maffei only meets with lobbyists if they have money for his re-election fund. He even has my e-mail blocked.

    October 14, 2010 05:08 pm at 5:08 pm |
  2. Randolph Carter, I'm no expert, but...

    Now if only a whole bunch of them would "meet their maker," maybe this country could progress. Have a nice day!

    October 14, 2010 05:24 pm at 5:24 pm |
  3. anagram_kid

    Chessnutz, these guys are lobbyists too. And in a lot of ways they are worse than corporations or industries. At least those guys are up front about just wanting to make more money.

    October 14, 2010 05:27 pm at 5:27 pm |
  4. vic nashville tn

    They are there don’t ask don’t tell

    October 14, 2010 05:50 pm at 5:50 pm |
  5. Darth Vadik, CA

    I think that those Churches should lose their "TAX EXEMPT STATUS" immediately

    October 14, 2010 06:54 pm at 6:54 pm |