C20: after Moral Majority, a right-wing US religious organization, based on silent majority
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If there is a large group in society that holds strong, conservativeopinions on matters of morality and religion, you can refer to these people as themoral majority. In the United States, there is an organized group called the Moral Majority. ⇒ ...unless the writers begin to write decent comedy and stop pandering to the moral majority.