Pro-Life Presidential Pledge In The News



Votes Have Consequences Project Director Marilyn Musgrave Announces the Pro-life Presidential Leadership Pledge on C-SPAN, June 17, 2011




SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser Discusses the Pro-life Presidential Pledge on CNN's "In the Arena," June 21, 2011







SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser Discusses the Pro-life Presidential Pledge on MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown," June 22, 2011









GOP Hopefuls Divided Over Anti-Abortion Pledge

By Julie Rovner, June 23, 2011

For the first time in memory, every Republican candidate running for president in 2012 proclaims him or herself to be anti-abortion. But just how anti-abortion are they?

Marjorie Dannenfelser wanted to find out. So Dannenfelser, the head of the Susan B. Anthony List a group founded to elect anti-abortion candidates created "The Pro-Life Presidential Leadership Pledge," and asked every Republican presidential candidate to sign it.

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Huntsman won't sign taxes, abortion pledges
By Michael O'Brien, June 22, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman said Tuesday he wouldn't sign pledges meant for candidates having to do with taxes and abortion rights.

Huntsman said that he would sign neither the "Taxpayer Protection Pledge," the manifesto crafted by Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist pledge of no new taxes, nor the document crafted by the Susan B. Anthony List intended to limit abortion rights.

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Abortion foes’ pledge is snag for Romney
By Theo Emery, June 22, 2011

The newly minted pledge — the first the Susan B. Anthony List has authored — has been signed by five GOP candidates: US Representatives Michele Bachmann of Minnesota and Ron Paul of Texas, Newt Gingrich, former House speaker, Tim Pawlenty, former governor of Minnesota, and Rick Santorum, former senator of Pennsylvania.

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Santorum welcomes Huntsman to GOP race with parody ad
By Seth McLaughlin, June 22, 2011

Count former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum among those welcoming Jon Huntsman to the GOP presidential race by mocking the recent dirt-bike videos the former Utah governor’s camp has posted online.

This time Mr. Santorum points to a parody video that takes aim at the pro-life credentials of Mr. Huntsman and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

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Huntsman's announcement spurs attacks from all sides
By Michael A. Memoli, June 22, 2011

The pledge refers to the Susan B. Anthony List "pro-life leadership presidential pledge." Santorum, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty all signed the pledge. Romney did not.

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Pro-Life Romney Refused To Sign Anti-Abortion Pledge Sheet
June 18, 2011

Well, it didn't take long for the gloves to come off in this fight.

Rick Santorum, the Pennsylvania senator and now presidential candidate, has some tough criticism for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney after his refusal to sign an anti-abortion pledge.

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Anti-Abortion Group Calls Out Romney, Cain
June 17, 2011

Signing the pledge were Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.

“We applaud those candidates who did sign the pledge for vowing to support and advance the protection of life at all stages,” said Marilyn Musgrave, a former Republican congresswoman from Colorado and the policy director for the Susan B. Anthony List.

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