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Whom would Jesus torture?

jesustortureThe more religious Americans are, the more likely they are to justify torture, according to a new Pew Research Center poll. Huh? Of those surveyed who attend religious services at least weekly, 54 percent said that torture can often or sometimes be justified, compared with 42 percent of those who rarely or never attend religious services. White evangelical Protestants led the way, with 62 percent saying that torture can be justified.

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