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GUEST OPINION: Day may be when religion, or lack of, will not matter

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By CHARLES C. HAYNES
First Amendment Center
Remember all the media chatter during the primaries about how the “Mormon factor” could undermine Mitt Romney’s candidacy?

Forget about it.

American voters, it turns out, are mostly unconcerned about Romney’s religious affiliation or have no idea what it is.

Only 60 percent of voters are aware that Romney is a Mormon; 9 percent percent think he is something else; and 32 percent can’t identify his faith, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center released July 26.


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