Critics Pile Up Promise Keepers Questions: Group Accused of Political Agenda
Duin, Julia, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
The upcoming Promise Keepers gathering on the Mall, which is projected to bring as many as 1 million men to Washington next month to pray for the country and repent their sins, has added one more enemy.
The New York-based Center for Democracy Studies, headed by lawyer Alfred Ross, a former researcher for Planned Parenthood, has launched a media campaign charging "our constitutional rights will be challenged on Saturday, Oct. 4," the day of the gathering.
"We don't have issue with religion as such; what we are concerned with is the masking of political agendas with a religious vocabulary," he says, adding that Promise Keepers' aim is to force a Christian agenda onto the local, state and …
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Publication information: Article title: Critics Pile Up Promise Keepers Questions: Group Accused of Political Agenda. Contributors: Duin, Julia - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: September 5, 1997. Page number: 2. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
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