THE REVEREND JERRY FALWELL, leader of the Moral Majority and a man who for many Americans personified the religious right, died on May 15.
What does MM stand for?
MM stands for Moral Majority
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- Momentum Management
- Monatsmiete (German: month's rent)
- Money Makers
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- Money Mart
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- Monster Magnet (band)
- Monster Manual (gaming)
- Monthly Meeting
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Karl Marx predicted that, once the moral majority tired of moral decay, the people would turn to Communism.
Donald Wildmon, now head of the American Family Association, and the Reverend Jerry Falwell's now-defunct Moral Majority in 1981 threatened one of the first antigay boycotts when NBC picked up the sitcom Love, Sidney.
In the same vein, he complains about religious groups--such as Baptists associated with the Moral Majority and the Southern Baptist Convention--who have become involved in politics, essentially saying that such activity is irreligious.
As groups like the Christian Coalition and Moral Majority became ever more vocal and visible, the conventional wisdom that to be religious and in politics was to be conservative hardened, and--with a few notable exceptions, such as Mario Cuomo and Bill Clinton--religious progressives stayed in the closet.
Alongside Lieberman, testimonials come from stars of the Christian Right, including convicted Watergate felon Charles Colson, Christian Coalition founder Pat Robertson, and Moral Majority head Jerry Falwell.