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Moral Majority

noun
1.
a political action group formed mainly of Protestant fundamentalists to further strict conservative aims, as strong antiabortion laws, the restoration of school prayer, the teaching of creationism in public schools, and the curbing of books and television programs considered antireligious or immoral.
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Moral Majoritarian, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Moral Majority

moral majority

noun
1.
a presumed majority of people believed to be in favour of a stricter code of public morals
Word Origin
C20: after Moral Majority, a right-wing US religious organization, based on silent majority
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Contemporary definitions for Moral Majority
noun

a right-wing Christian organization that favors 'traditional' and 'strict' moral values

Word Origin

founded by Jerry Falwell in 1979

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