Skip to comments.Breaking Down The Religious Makeup Of The 113th Congress
Posted on 11/16/2012 12:52:30 PM PST by SeekAndFind
The Pew Forum on Religion released its latest report this morning, Faith on the Hill: The Religious Composition of the 113th Congress. Next term, the U.S. will see its first Buddhist Senator, the first Hindu member of the House of Representative and the first member of Congress to describe her religion as none." In fact, the first Hindu member of the House, Tulsi Gabbard, won the seat vacated by Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), who ran and won her race for Senate and will be the aforementioned first Buddhist member of the Senate.
Catholics fared the best on November 6, picking up five new seats.
Protestants, Catholics and Jews are all overrepresented in Congress, compared to the religious makeup of U.S. adults. 56.4 percent of Congress is Protestant, as opposed to 48 percent of the U.S. population. 30.4 percent of Congress is Catholic, but Catholics only make up 22 percent of the U.S. And although Jews only make up two percent of the U.S., they are represented in Congress by three times that amount. Mormons were overrepresented, but just by 0.8 percent.
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Why didn’t the media crow “first Hindu member of congress?”
Because Hindus haven’t been officially designated as a victim group.
(Actually, they are victims, but not of Whitey. They’re victims of the middle eastern death cult)
As far as I'm concerned, they're all atheists.
There are two too many Muslims in congress for my liking... and they’re both extremists.
I also think that the white hut also has too many Mooslims.
And what religion does she adhere to?
> Why didnt the media crow first Hindu member of congress?
Several have done so, including:
Gabbard, first Hindu congresswoman, to take oath over the Bhagavad Gita
If my tally is correct it looks like there are 365 that claim a Christian label. I wonder how many true followers of Christ there are among them?
Matthew 7:21 Not everyone who says to me, Lord, Lord, will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
. Next term, the U.S. will see its first Buddhist Senator, the first Hindu member of the House of Representative and the first member of Congress to describe her religion as none.”
,p>I wonder if there any WICCANS in congress?