Christian conservatives pivotal in the South, and feeling under siege


Christian-conservatives-PZSame-sex marriage and abortion stoke anxiety. Even saying ‘Merry Christmas’ is out. Frustration with GOP’s unfulfilled promises.

Because of their opposition to issues like same-sex marriage, abortion and others, many Christian conservative voters in the South and elsewhere feel their faith and the moral code by which they live is under siege and look to the political arena for support.

Inside the Sunshine Coin Laundry near the Piggly Wiggly supermarket, Lagretta Ellington removed her family’s clothes from one of the large dryers and began to neatly fold them on a nearby table.