Could These Poll Numbers Help Explain The Democratic Hostility To Religion?

by John Hawkins | October 9, 2006 6:50 am

Here are some results from a very telling poll at the Democratic Underground[1]:

Note that the agnostics and atheists outnumber the Christians by more than 2 to 1 — and let’s face it, would anyone be the least bit surprised if these numbers held up pretty well among white, liberal activists? It would actually go a long way towards explaining why the Democratic Party is so anti-Christian.

At the Democratic Underground, people who believe in any sort of organized religion are a minority. But, amongst the general population, 92%[2] of the American people believe in God. Furthermore, according to the latest numbers I was able to find[3], “76.5% of American adults are Christian,” and, “14.1% do not follow any organized religion.”

So, at the DU, again, atheists and agnostics outnumber Christians 2 to 1, but in the general population, Christians outnumber atheists and agnostics by more than 5 to 1. Since that’s the case, it’s not really a surprise that DU’ers and their ilk on the left don’t see eye to eye with Christians on a lot of key issues.

  1. Democratic Underground:
  2. 92%:,2933,99945,00.html
  3. latest numbers I was able to find:

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