CitizenLink – News Briefs – California GOP Fires Evangelical Liaison

The California Republican Party has fired the liaison it hired late last week to reach out to evangelical voters, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

The GOP’s hiring of Ben Lopez, chief lobbyist for the Traditional Values Coalition, was applauded by family advocates concerned about Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s shift to the political left. But Lopez came under fire from gay activists immediately, and ultimately only survived past the state party’s convention.

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