Reclaiming Hope: Inaugural Edition

Most Evangelicals Are Not Voting for Trump
“Evangelicals” tend to be described as a monolithic voting bloc. But while Trump does have a slight edge over Clinton among evangelicals at large (45% to 31%), the opposite is true among evangelicals of color who make up 40% of all evangelicals and who favor Clinton (62%) over Trump (15%). 

Even if Trump loses big, the anger will remain. Here’s how the left can address it.
EJ Dionne Jr. asks all the right questions that we should be asking after November's election and provides at least some of the answers. 

How long can evangelical women stay behind Donald Trump?
Laura Turner profiles several evangelical women's mixed reactions to recent revelations about Donald Trump's sexually aggressive comments. Michael is quoted in this piece about the growing dividing lines among evangelicals. 

The Politics of Posting: How social media shapes our political culture
Phillip Kline, a student at Wheaton College, analyzes how social media platforms biases us towards receiving positive feedback, creating an echo chamber that feeds into our national political discourse. "When the litmus test of our online reputation becomes how forceful of a stance we take, truth and understanding get lost in the cracks," he writes. 

A Future Pro-Life Movement
Janet Kelly, one of the founding members of Public Faith, asks some hard questions for the pro-life movement: “Have we made our justified revulsion of abortion an idol at the expense of a consistent pro-life worldview?” The future of the pro-life movement may not be rooted in any political party, she writes.