07/04/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ready To Kiss The Ring Of The Religious Right

McCain told conservative leaders that he would speak out more to highlight his pro-life record and views on other social issues to garner more Christian conservative support, leaders in the room said Thursday.

"He needs to find his voice a little better in Ohio," said Mike Gonidakis, executive director of Ohio Right to Life, one of several leaders who met with McCain for more than an hour. "He pledged to us we'd hear a lot more from him and that he'd be speaking his voice on these issues."

The officials said they walked away impressed with McCain's positions, and said they believed the "ship is turning" in conservative support for the Republican presidential candidate.

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