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The Family Leader Pledge

Divorce, Porn, Gay Marriage Shape Iowa Race

Urbandale Patch | Anne Carothers-Kay | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics

Increasingly, special interest groups nationally and in Iowa are asking presidential candidates to put their positions in writing by signing specifica...

Jason Linkins

National Organization For Marriage Asks 2012ers To Sign A Second Pledge Against Marriage Equality | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics

Seems like only yesterday that many of the 2012 GOP candidates were falling all over each other to sign the Family Leader's "Marriage Vow" pledge, whi...

Smerconish's Friend, My Son and the Bachmann's

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

When I read a recent column by Michael Smerconish at the Philadelphia Enquirer, I said to myself, "Wow, I could have written this myself -- perhaps even better than Smerconish."

A Republican Morality Play

Gary Johnson | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics
Gary Johnson

A funny thing happened this week when I had the audacity to call a so-called "Marriage Vow" pledge for candidates issued by the Iowa-based Family Leader group for what it is: Offensive and UnRepublican.

'The Marriage Vow' Fractures GOP Field

Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

A controversial pledge put forth by The Family Leader, an Iowa-based conservative group, has created a rift in the field of contenders vying for the R...