RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Association of Evangelical Jurists (ANAJURE) began to be conceived in 2007, during Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's (PT) second term, and finally got off the ground in 2012, founded by three Northeastern attorneys in ex-President Dilma Rousseff's (PT) second year. But it is in the Jair Bolsonaro government that its influence has resounded loudly in Brasília.
Several elements are behind the genesis of the organization which, six years later, would lead to the presidential election of a back bench federal deputy who was starting to align himself with the . . .