(RNS) More than a quarter of Americans—but nearly half of senior Protestant pastors—say the self-described Islamic State offers a true representation of Islamic society, according to a pair of new surveys by LifeWay Research.
Since William Owens launched his national campaign in May calling on African Americans to withdraw their support of President Obama because of his stance on gay marriage, the minister has claimed the backing of 3,700 black clergy and touted his organization as predominantly Democratic.
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