March for Life Draws Varied Reactions from Candidates

Hundreds of thousands attended the March for Life in Washington this past Friday on 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The only GOP candidate that spoke at the event, Carly Fiorina, said in her speech that “this election is a fight for the character of our nation” and that she was “prepared to stand for life.” The Blaze reported that before her speech at the March for Life on Friday, Iowa GOP Senator Joni Ernst said that Republican front runner Donald Trump and other presidential candidates should tell voters where they stand on Roe v. Wade. So here they are: Marco Rubio tweeted: The right

New Santorum Ad Takes a Shot at Cruz

While Mike Huckabee pounds Ted Cruz on moral and social issues, Rick Santorum’s latest ad pushes Santorum’s record as a leader on foreign policy and contrasts that with footage of Cruz reading from Green Eggs and Ham on the Senate floor during an anti-Obamacare filibuster attempt: I don’t think this makes much sense for Rick. Voters aren’t looking for insiders with records, and this kind of made-up attack on Cruz as unserious is just not going to work. I don’t care for Cruz’s use of joke footage of Marco Rubio saying he has to play fantasy football either. Too much like

Santorum Backs First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) on EWTN News

Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) appeared on the third episode of “Candidate Conversations 2016” on December 27 on EWTN News. This was the third of several interviews with 2016 candidates conducted by Robert P. George, Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and founder of American Principles Project, and Dr. Matthew J. Franck, Director of the William E. and Carol G. Simon Center on Religion and the Constitution at the Witherspoon Institute. “Candidate Conversations 2016” is the first program of its kind — a series of televised one-on-one interviews with presidential candidates, specifically targeted to Christian voters. Professor George and Dr. Franck

Santorum Makes His Case Against Cruz (VIDEO)

Former Senator Rick Santorum appeared on Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show” yesterday, where he discussed his own social conservative record versus the positions of fellow presidential candidate Ted Cruz. You can watch the appearance and read the transcript below: RICK SANTORUM: …Right now the social conservative votes [in Iowa] are going to Cruz and Trump, neither of which are particularly strong social conservatives. I mean, Donald Trump has never been a social conservative up until the last few months, and Ted Cruz takes the position – very much 10th Amendment, states’ rights, which is sort of a Rand Paul

Six Candidates Pledge to Sign First Amendment Defense Act Within First 100 Days

American Principles Project has joined together with Heritage Action for America, the action arm of the Heritage Foundation, and FRC Action, the legislative affiliate of the Family Research Council, to invite each of the candidates running for President to sign the following pledge: If elected, I pledge to push for the passage of the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) and sign it into law during the first 100 days of my term as President. So far, six candidates have signed the pledge: Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) Dr. Ben Carson Carly Fiorina Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania) Former

Marjorie’s Media Pick of the Week: Rick Santorum

Last Friday, seven GOP presidential candidates sat down for a “Thanksgiving Dinner” style forum with Frank Luntz in Iowa. The discussions covered a variety of policy issues, but the theme of the evening centered on faith and family. Senator Rick Santorum shared a moving story about a time he believed God was testing the limits of his strength. He recalled feeling compelled to champion the life issue during the fight to override then President Clinton’s veto on the partial-birth abortion ban. On the last day of the debate, he offered an impassioned argument for the sanctity of human life. Sen.

WATCH THIS: What Is the Greatest Moral Threat to America?

Last Friday, seven GOP presidential candidates (Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, and Rick Santorum) descended on Iowa for The FAMiLY Leader’s Presidential Family Forum.  At one point during the event, each candidate was asked for their view on what constitutes “the greatest moral threat” to America.  You can watch their responses below: FRANK LUNTZ: In two or three sentences, and then we’re going to explore it: what is the greatest moral threat — not economic, not national security — what is the greatest moral threat facing America today? MIKE HUCKABEE: The greatest moral

Don’t Look Now, But Monetary Policy Just Became a Top Issue in the GOP Primary

It’s greatly encouraging to see the GOP candidates focus more on one of the largest economic problems facing the United States: the Federal Reserve and monetary policy. On Tuesday night, we witnessed the GOP field address monetary reform as a key to economic fairness and growth in a bigger and more substantial way than ever before. Candidates centered their comments on the problems created by the Federal Reserve’s artificially low interest rates and how it has adversely affected equitable prosperity through rising prices and stagnant wages for working families. The Federal Reserve’s zero interest rate policy repeatedly came under fire at