Over 20 percent of Americans have no affiliation with organized religion and yet only 0.2 percent of Congress represents that group.
Our country was founded on the notion of representative democracy ..... that our lawmakers would be of the people.
A 2015 Pew report that digs into the religious backgrounds of the 114th Congress reveals it is actually wildly
unrepresentative of the religious makeup of the American public at large.
Compare that Mormons are about 2 percent of the population however they have about 7 percent of the Senate.
Jews are about 2 percent of our population and have approximately 9 percent representation of our Senate.