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American pastor Andrew Brunson is being held in Turkey on accusations of terror and espionage.In a tweet, President Trump called Brunson "a great Christian, family man and wonderful human being." AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally in Omaha, Neb., on April 20. Sanders has been criticized for a recent line of questioning toward a Trump administration nominee, which focused on the man's religious beliefs about damnation. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a Bible that was given to him by his mother as he speaks during the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 25, 2015. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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What Does Trump's Promise Of A Nation 'Under One God' Really Mean?

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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal speaks during a press conference Monday in Atlanta to announce his rejection of a controversial "religious liberty" bill. He said: "I have examined the protections that this bill proposes to provide to the faith-based community and I can find no examples of any of those circumstances occurring in our state." David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Attendees pray during the Family Leadership Summit — an event sponsored by the conservative Family Leader organization — in Ames, Iowa, in July. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Conservatives Call For 'Religious Freedom,' But For Whom?

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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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