New Right

noun

Definition of New Right 

: a political movement made up especially of Protestants, opposed especially to secular humanism, and concerned with issues especially of church and state, patriotism, laissez-faire economics, pornography, and abortion

First Known Use of New Right

1966, in the meaning defined above

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