Stained-Glass Ceiling: Would America Vote for a Non-Christian?

The stubborn misperception among a wide swath of the population that President Obama is not a Christian has laid bare a host of difficult realities in the United States; from the notion that being a Muslim would hurt him with voters to whether the perception is fueled by his race. On top of the ongoing fracas over an Islamic center planned near Ground Zero, it also exposes a religious barrier in U.S. politics that could prove more persistent than gender or race. A president's faith matters to...Full Story
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