State affiliates are severing ties with the conservative evangelical organization, in part because it's diverting attention from abortion and same-sex marriage to address other issues -- like the environment. So: The Christian Coalition begins supporting a non-hateful cause that could actually improve the world, and it gets deserted by affiliates that see same-sex marriage as a greater threat than global warming. In other words, the Christian Coalition got out-crazied!
The former head of the Christian Coalition, who is running for Lt. Gov. of Georgia, is now finding himself trailing at the polls, largely as a result of his connection to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
The former Christian Coalition leader and current candidate for Lt. Gov. of Georgia reportedly concocted a scheme with lobbyist Jack Abramoff to collect the life insurance payouts of African-Americans in lieu of charging them fees for the duo's lobbying and consulting services. (Read the whole story in GQ.)
A bipartisan Senate report detailed more than $53 million in payments to the former director of the Christian Coalition (who's now running for Lt Gov in Georgia), aimed at helping now-convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff's Indian clients block the casinos of other Indian tribes .