Democrats gather in the heart of Billy Graham country

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RNS photo courtesy The Billy Graham Library.

RNS photo courtesy The Billy Graham Library.

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(RNS) The host city for the Democratic National Convention is not a particularly political town. Charlotte, N.C. is known for three other things: banking, NASCAR and religion. And when it comes to religion, Billy Graham’s spirit looms large. By Lauren Markoe.

  • Elizabeth A. Robinson,RN

    I am a CT UCC member, also a stuanch pro choice, and pro-life, meaning a helthy, wanted life; SEEMS THAT MY GRANDSON , Alan Cavanna,LOVES HIS WORK WITH -OOPS– channel 9 in Charlotte as a reporter.He’s looking forward to the convention. And there are lot of us libveral northeners there!
    Betty Robinson

  • Lauren Markoe

    Thanks. I am a former Charlottean myself, so I know how religiously diverse the city is.