The Religious Right - Esther Michael
A Coggle Diagram about Key events (1984 - Ronald Reagan was reelected, 1987 - The group's failure to put Christian scholar Robert Bork on the Supreme Court exposed limits to its seemingly limitless power, 1980 - President Ronald Regan was elected by a landslide by over 4 million new evangelical voters. He created the first Republican Senate majority since 1952, 1989 - Pat Robertson, presidential candidate who lost to George H. W. Bush, created the Christian Coalition, 1979 - Political party "Moral Majority" founded by Rev. Jerry Falwell , 1973 - Supreme Court ruled to legalize abortion, creating the need for advocation, 1994 - Republicans took the majority in both sides of Congress and 1999 - President Bill Clinton destroyed the Moral Majority's power in government), Values (Anti-feminism, anti-gay rights, Anti-abortion, Anti-sexual permissiveness, Anti-pornography, Pro-religion in government and Pro-media censorship), Tools (Radio, Cable TV, Direct-mail marketing, Reflected tactics of feminists and radicals in the 1960s and Protesting (ex. blocking doors to abortion clinics)), Success (Reached huge audiences in the 1980s, Collected millions of dollars, In the first 2 years, it registered between 2 and 3 million people to vote and Became aggressive political advocates for conservative causes), Phrases ("The personal was political", "Identity politics" and "Movement conservatives"), What - Movement to bring religious values back into government with a focus on the sexual revolution and The movement is still living today, though it has decreased. Bill Clinton and 9/11 were key stiflers.