Moral-majority



noun
1.
a political action group formed mainly of Protestant fundamentalists to further strict conservative aims, as strong antiabortion laws, the restoration of school prayer, the teaching of creationism in public schools, and the curbing of books and television programs considered antireligious or immoral.
noun
1.
a presumed majority of people believed to be in favour of a stricter code of public morals
noun

a right-wing Christian organization that favors ‘traditional’ and ‘strict’ moral values
Word Origin

founded by Jerry Falwell in 1979

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