Politics

Perry defends religion comments about Obama

Rick Perry, hoping to revive his campaign by appealing to Christian conservatives in Iowa, today defended his assertion that President Obama has declared a “war on religion,” and said he would organize a national day of prayer in a time of crisis.

In an interview with the editorial board of the Des Moines Register, the Texas governor argued that two of Obama’s appointees to the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, are “activist” judges opposed to the free expression of religion.

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