Most of the legislative action, the executive orders signed by President Donald Trump, and proposals for legislative action currently being floated by republicans are directly related to the road map laid out by Ralph Reed, Head of the Faith and Freedom Coalition. Most Americans don't realize that televangelist Pat Robertson set the plan into motion in 1991. Speaking at the 1994 Christian Coalition Strategy Conference, Robertson stated that "We are not coming up against just human beings to beat them in elections. We're going to be coming up against spiritual warfare." Between 1991 and 1993 the group known as the Christian Coalition were working quietly on the fringe of politics and began taking control of the republican party beginning at the local level.

It was during this period of time that the number of red states began to increase, or solidified their right wing religious base. And they have become even more powerful today.

The Christian right has spread the gospel through republican politics for years.

President Trump and conservative republicans have been weakening Civil rights. With a stroke of his pen, Trump ended the Civil protections for LGBT's under the law. And many states, like Kansas, have re-written voting rights laws that prevent many who are not considered to be of any importance, from voting. This has been done under the guise of stopping non-citizens from committing voter fraud, although these claims have never been substantiated.

The Council for National Policy, a secretive network of right-wing religious and republican political leaders, is not only pushing to end the Separation of Church and State, they are advocating for posters of the ten commandments and a copy of the U.S. Constitution to be put in every school classroom. Re-instating the Pledge of Allegiance is another goal.

Trump's Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, a longstanding member and elder of an evangelical Christian church, has been embraced by the religious right as their school policy standard bearer.

Republicans and the religious right are pushing a moral agenda for America

For the first time since 1928, conservative Republicans control the executive, the legislative, and the judicial branches of the U.S.

government. With the religious right, through the Faith and Freedom Coalition, having bankrolled the campaigns of republicans and the more extreme tea party candidates who were running for the first time in 2016, along with those up for re-election, the right wing conservatives quickly jumped onto Ralph Reed's bandwagon. Donald Trump quickly aligned himself with religious extremists, choosing Mike Pence as his running mate, and reaching out to Evangelical Christians and right-wing Fundamentalists for votes and money. And the rest, as they say, is now history.