BuzzFeed: Is the future of social conservatism in Baton Rouge? _lowres

Associated Press photo by Molly Riley -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal delivers the keynote address June 21 during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Jindal was the last of several prospective Republican presidential candidates to address more than 1,000 evangelical Christians attending the event.

A story posted online Monday on BuzzFeed sees Gov. Bobby Jindal as courting the religious right in preparation for a 2016 run for president.

“While much of the Republican Party has written off the conservative Christian movement as a shrinking niche to be appeased but not feared, Jindal is working deliberately to consolidate their support and position himself as the election-year champion of values voters — building relationships with evangelical power brokers, surrounding himself with veterans of Rick Perry’s 2012 campaign, and lacing his rhetoric with culture-war calls for religious freedom,” McKay Coppins writes in the story.

See the full story here.