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Fundamentalist Jerry Falwell, cofounder of the defunct Moral Majority, has formed the Faith and Values Coalition, which he said will “maintain an evangelical revolution of voters” with Christian values in mind. “Essentially, TFVC is a 21st-century resurrection of the Moral Majority,” he said November 9. Falwell, 71, intends to serve four years as national chairman. Author and theologian Tim LaHaye, known for the Left Behind book series, will serve as board chairman, while Falwell’s son, Jonathan Falwell, will be executive director. The announcement was greeted with scorn by Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. “Has he never seen an old horror movie? Every time they bring Frankenstein’s monster back, it just gets worse,” said Lynn. “Some things should be left dead and buried.”

 

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