Dr. James C. Dobson, head of Focus on the Family, called the Supreme Court vacancies this year ‘‘a watershed moment.’’
Portraits in Power

Dobson spiritual empire wields political clout

By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / October 9, 2005

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First of three parts on key evangelical leaders. COLORADO SPRINGS -- The bullet hole just inside the headquarters of Focus on the Family is carefully preserved, a reminder of that 1996 day when a gunman held four employees hostage at the nerve center of James C. Dobson's evangelical empire. According to a sign near the bullet hole, the power of ... (Full article: 2398 words)

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