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Moral Majority, the

Moral Majority, the
1 trademark a US Christian organization started in 1979 by the Rev. Jerry Falwell. The group's aim is to help politicians who support its right wing ideas on subjects such as abortion and the rights of homosexuals, and to actively oppose politicians who disagree with these ideas.
2 a general name, especially in the US, for Christians who have strongly traditional ideas about sexual behaviour, the family etc, and who also tend to have right wing political ideas

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