Religion-related lobbying groups have
increased fivefold since 1970 in Washington, D.C., from fewer than 40 to
more than 200 today, according to a study released today.
Religious advocacy groups spend $390 million a year and employ more
than 1,000 people in the capital to influence national public policy,
the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life reports in "Lobbying for the
Faithful: Religious Advocacy Groups in Washington, D.C.".
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