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Bolsonaro's Evangelical Support Is Falling. Why?

April 10, 2019

In the first days of Jair Messias Bolsonaro’s presidency, a video surfaced of an inauguration party held by Damares Alves, Bolsonaro's new minister of women, family and human rights and an evangelical pastor and attorney. In the video, Alves crowed delightedly that she and Bolsonaro would inaugurate a “new era” in which “boys wear blue and girls wear pink.” At the time, Alves seemed to symbolize many evangelicals’ faith that Bolsonaro could help return the country to a...

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