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Ohio in pivotal role For Right to Life plank at GOP National Convention
Examiner ^ | April 12, 2012 | Kevin Fobbs

Posted on 04/12/2012 3:21:01 PM PDT by Kfobbs

Even though former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum has decided to fold his presidential primary tent this week and suspend his campaign, conservatives should not fold their issues into Romney’s Etch-a-Sketch primary promises. The conservative movement in Ohio can take on a much more crucial role leading up to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. The political die is not necessarily cast for Mitt Romney yet, because he still has to garner the magic of 1,144 delegates needed to elect the Republican presidential nominee, and conservatives can also still work to assist Newt Gingrich’s continuing primary efforts.

Yet, aside from Newt’s campaign in the remaining primary states, conservative leaders and activists still have an opportunity to make certain conservative principles and right to life values are part...

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: etchasketch; gopconvention; mittromney; newtgingrich; ricksantorum; righttolife

1 posted on 04/12/2012 3:21:07 PM PDT by Kfobbs
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To: Kfobbs

Party planks don’t mean squat. In 08 they included a firm border control stance which John McCain quickly abandoned.

2 posted on 04/12/2012 3:23:50 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

The planks mean a lot to me. I can’t expect every Republican candidate to endorse every plank. I probably wouldn’t. But a Party must have an identity, and I want to know what it is.

And if it becomes too worthless, I quit the party.

3 posted on 04/12/2012 4:02:11 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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