Southern women are turning away from the Republican Party, due to the president?s handling of the war. As one Southerner put it: ?As a mother you worry, ‘Am I going to lose my baby boy?’ A mother’s view about war is often going to be a lot different than dad’s is.? (h/t: AMERICAblog)
Protestants in general, and Baptists in particular, are much heavier on the whole than their American counterparts in other religions, a Purdue sociology professor has found. Prime example: Jerry Falwell (above). One possible reason: Baptists are denied so many vices, food is “one of the few available sources of earthly pleasures,” says the professor.