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Russell Moore (left), president of the Southern Baptists' Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, is under attack from some of the religious right figures he criticized during the U.S. presidential campaign. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Evangelical Leader Under Attack For Criticizing Trump Supporters

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Donald Trump, shown speaking at a March rally in Salt Lake City, ended up losing the GOP caucus there — badly. Now, there's a real chance he could lose in November in the deep-red state. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump delivers the convocation at Liberty University on Jan. 18. The flamboyant, thrice-married mogul has never been an easy fit with the religious right. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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As Trump Defies Expectations Of Faith, Might We Be Entering A New Era?

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during the 2015 Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition presidential forum. He's made religion a central tenet of his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, said Donald Trump's "reckless, demagogic rhetoric" was an affront to religious freedom. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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