moral majority


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moral majority

n
(Sociology) a presumed majority of people believed to be in favour of a stricter code of public morals
[C20: after Moral Majority, a right-wing US religious organization, based on silent majority]
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General Assembly decision to endorse a report accusing it of war crimes during the recent Gaza war lacked the support of the world's "moral majority." In a vote Thursday, the General Assembly overwhelmingly approved an Arab-drafted resolution urging Israel and Hamas to conduct "credible" investigations into alleged war crimes.
Jerry Falwell's political action group, the Moral Majority, dubbed it "the Anti-Family Conference," and Alabama governor Fob James announced that his state would not send any delegates "because the conference appears to oppose Judeo-Christian values." Conference speakers, declared the Moral Majority Report, were "activists who hold the traditional family and its morals in contempt." As a result, according to religious conservatives, the White House Council on Families would "heap scorn and ridicule on the American family." (2)
IT has been hysterical watching the moral majority lambast Dwain Chambers this week, foam spewing from their mouths.
At a meeting of religious leaders in 1979, the Catholic Weyrich coined the term "moral majority" that was later adopted by Rev.
The moral majority has an increasingly important influence on decision-making in American cinema.
Which - if my information is correct - makes it a funny thing that one member of the awards panel would not vote in favour of Struth and had to be almost H-bombed into accepting the decision of the moral majority.
LAST Saturday it was made clearer to me than ever how much the moral majority is being overruled by minorities.
Let the moral majority rise up and take the would-be murderers to task.
If the moral majority continues to allow the immoral minority to hold sway, then maybe we all need to see if we can live with our consciences!
George Bush, the country's first modern evangelical president, is politically isolated; Jerry Falwell, founder of the Moral Majority, dead; and Ralph Reed, former director of the Christian Coalition, tarred by scandal.
THE REVEREND JERRY FALWELL, leader of the Moral Majority and a man who for many Americans personified the religious right, died on May 15.
Or as ignorant as the late crackpot American Moral Majority founder the allegedly Rev Jerry Falwell, who said 9:11 was divine vengeance against pagans, feminists and gays.