The Guardian speaks to evangelical Christians in the “evangelical mecca” of Colorado Springs as they come to terms with the possibility of an Obama win.

“Evangelicals have not been natural supporters of John McCain, doubting the Republican’s commitment to banning abortion and gay marriage.

“But conservative Christians believe a Barack Obama presidency would roll back a generation of political gains which culminated with their privileged position in George Bush’s White House.”

Read the full story here.

Peter Fray

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