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Rev. Sharpton Slams Religious Right For Focusing On "Bedroom Sexual Morality"...And Not "Moral Issues Of Poverty"...

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:44 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:00 PM ET

Associated Press :

The Rev. Al Sharpton criticized the Christian right Tuesday for focusing too much political discussion on abortion and same-sex marriage and said black churches must talk about fighting poverty, equal access to education and other social justice issues.

With comedian/activist Dick Gregory at his side, Sharpton also condemned Indiana's new voter ID law requiring people to present government-issued identification at the polls.

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