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Moral Majority

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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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Related formsMo·ral Ma·jor·i·tar·i·an, noun, adjective
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moral majority

noun
  1. a presumed majority of people believed to be in favour of a stricter code of public morals
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Word Origin

C20: after Moral Majority, a right-wing US religious organization, based on silent majority
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