Politics

Republicans hope to find ‘missing’ evangelical voters

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From the multi-station cafeteria to the gift shop to the theater-style sanctuary, worshipers at Prestonwood Baptist Church believe — or hope — that next year’s election will see something new.

Long-lost evangelical voters.

“So many don’t vote — it just makes me sick,” said Marjoray Wilemon, a retiree from Arlington, Texas, who has seen a lot of politics in her 94 years. “I hope that some people will realize what kind of bad shape we’re in.”

Anglican bishops spar with Prime Minister David Cameron over refugees

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A row has erupted between the bishops of the Church of England and the British prime minister over his handling of the refugee crisis.

In a letter published Saturday in The Guardian, 84 bishops claim David Cameron is ignoring their efforts to take in more refugees fleeing the Middle East.

The bishops released the private letter they sent to Cameron last month after the prime minister’s office failed to reply.

Okla. Ten Commandments statue moves to think tank near Capitol

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Workers began digging out the Ten Commandments monument that has been on Oklahoma’s Capitol grounds since 2012 on Monday night, well ahead of the court-ordered removal date of Oct. 12.

John Estus, a spokesman for the Office of Management and Enterprise Services, said the decision to do the work after dark was based on public safety and security.

By Tuesday, the monument was already installed at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs just a few blocks from the Capitol.

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