Should Churches Convert Drivers of SUVs? ; Churches Lobby for Fuel-Efficient Cars, but Religious Activism May Be a Tough Sell in Pews
Jane Lampman writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
As America's love affair with SUVs intensifies, embracing ever less fuel-efficient models, a broad coalition of religious leaders is trying to bring the lovestruck to their senses. Or at least to a clear sense of what it sees as the full implications of their choice.
Prominent Christian and Jewish leaders called this week on the auto industry and their own congregations "to recognize that transportation choices are moral choices" because of "the extraordinary impact they have on God's creation and God's children."
In an open letter to auto executives, and in meetings Wednesday at Ford, General Motors, and the United Auto Workers union, the coalition launched what …
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