Election Cycle Emerges as the Year of the Pledge, but Some Candidates Resist
By TRIP GABRIEL
Published: July 16, 2011
This is the year presidential candidates are being asked to take the pledge.
They have been asked to oppose pornography, women in combat and Sharia law — all part of a “marriage vow” pledge.
Candidate pledges, an incidental part of past presidential elections, have exploded this year as advocacy groups seek to hold a future Republican president accountable.
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