The Moral Majority
movement is an organisation made up of conservative Christian political action groups[?]
, which campaigns on issues it believes are central to upholding its Christian
conception of the moral law, a perception it believes represents the majority of people's opinions, hence the movement's name. With a membership of millions the Moral Majority
is one of the largest conservative lobby groups in the United States
. Among issues it campaigns on are:
The Moral Majority has adherents in the two major United States political parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, though it exercises more influence on the former than the latter.
Though it claims to represent the views of the majority of citizens, opinion polls as well as election and referendum outcomes suggest that it is less representative of public opinion than its name suggests.
Compare with Moralism
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