Rich Cizik Photo: National Association of Evangelicals As vice president for governmental affairs at the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), Rich Cizik represented 4,500 congregations serving 30 million members. Considering himself a "Reagan conservative" and a strong initial supporter of George W. Bush, Cizik had been with the organization since 1980, serving as its key advocate before Congress, the Office of the President, and the Supreme Court on issues like opposition to abortion and gay marriage. During the Clinton era, he had begun to expand the organization's agenda by tackling such issues as human trafficking and global poverty, working with …
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Paul Rogat Loeb
Paul Rogat Loeb is the author of Soul of a Citizen: Living With Conviction in Challenging Times and The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear, among other books. He has written on social involvement for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and numerous other publications.