There is also a big chance for a backlash if Warren can use the issue to connect Brown to the religious right.
"[Warren] is trying to make him a radical, conservative Republican. If he steps into that role, he's in trouble," says Raymond La Raja, a professor at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. "He's got to be careful that he's not seen as some guy on the religious right. They don't want a Rick Santorum in Massachusetts."
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