Norman Lear Launches New Religious Partnership
by Mark Tooley
Television producer Norman Lear’s People for the American Way has created a new political lobby for left-wing religious activists. Called the Progressive Religious Partnership, and headed by renowned liberal organizer Ralph Neas, the new coalition is supposedly going to be a liberal version of the once vibrant Christian Coalition.
“I can’t fight all of these Christian preachers on TV with all the Jewish money. So you must raise some gentile money,” Norman Lear supposedly told Episcopal priest George Regas, a co-founder of the Partnership. Regas shared the remarks at the Partnership’s opening convo this spring in Washington, D.C.
Judging from most of the remarks at that gathering, the partnership is not likely to be known for its m . . .
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