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College football's biggest bully is back in its pulpit and has another national title in its grasp.
And Reed’s endorsement of Bottoms – and aggressive use of his political pulpit to blast her rivals – has helped Bottoms consolidate Democratic support.
This was the 1960s in an all-white church in Alabama, and in the turmoil of that time, those men of God could have preached politics, could have used their modest pulpit to stroke the resentments of the place and time like a mean cat.
Photos from the scene showed debris and pools of blood near the pulpit, which was decorated with a Christmas tree.
Childers said, standing near a pulpit displaying guitars, a quilt-covered piano and an American flag.
Affixed to the church’s pulpit was a watercolor painting of Ollie, created by local artist Susan McKenna List.
The amendment is fairly narrow to begin with, mostly barring pastors from directly endorsing candidates from the pulpit — something that nearly 80 percent of Americans are comfortable with.
Senator Douglas' new sedition law must be enacted and enforced, suppressing all declarations that slavery is wrong, whether made in politics, in presses, in pulpits, or in private.
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