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October 21, 2011

Robert Jeffress: A candidate's faith should matter to voters

Hearing political pundit Bill Bennett refer to me as a bigot and GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman call me a moron after my controversial comments on Mormonism, amid calls for civility and tolerance in public discourse, reminds me of the exclamation: "We will not tolerate intolerance!" But beyond the personal insults, I am concerned that these men are attempting to prematurely marginalize religion as a relevant topic in elections.

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