* 75% of Iowans at the Caucus Voted for the Five of Six: Five of the top six Iowa Caucus candidates who signed the Personhood pledge combined received 75 percent of the vote! And because those five split the pro-life vote, it's not surprising that Rick Santorum only tied with Mitt Romney rather than trouncing him. And the 75% corroborates the observation by the People for the American Way that, "It is remarkable to realize how, in just a few years… the 'personhood' movement has gone from a fringe effort that had no support to a central part of the Republican presidential primary.
* Mormon Church's Pro-Abortion Influence on Romney: While not supporting a religious test for holding political office, Bob Enyart looks at the Mormon Church's admitted pro-abortion policies and that influence on Mitt Romney and John Huntsman.
Post-Show Note: Read the extraordinary book, We Won't Get Fooled Again, by Steve Deace and Gregg Jackson! Where the Christian Right went wrong, and how to make America right again.
* ARTL Press Release:
American Right To Life Rejects Ron Paul's Pledge
Paul Actually Opposes Personhood For Kids in Pro-Choice States
DENVER, Dec. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Right To Life calls it politics as usual when Ron Paul tried to mislead pro-life voters by signing a pledge that he actually rejects. Just in time for the 2012 Iowa caucuses Paul pledged that he will "endorse legislation to make clear that the 14th Amendment protections apply to unborn children." But then he contradicted his pledge by stating, "I can't agree that the Fourteenth Amendment has a role to play here."
"Shockingly, Ron Paul agrees with the central finding of Roe v. Wade itself," says Darrell Birkey, director of research for American Right To Life, "that the constitutional protection of human rights does not apply to unborn children." And Birkey adds, "Ron Paul as president would defend a fictitious right of states to legalize the murder of children, but any country that permits kids to be intentionally killed is not even civilized." more...
* See the Groundbreaking Focus 2 Video: Watch Focus on the Strategy 2. Learn how to do your part to restore the pro-life movement and to end America’s “legalized” child killing. Focus 2 has cameo appearances from our friends including Notre Dame law professor Charles Rice, Ambassador Alan Keyes, Life Dynamic's Mark Crutcher, American Life League president Judie Brown, and founding board member of Nat'l RTL and Americans United for Life John Archibold.
And hear also a Focus on the Family staff member, Salem radio host Hugh Hewitt, LifeNews publisher Steve Ertelt, talk host Laura Ingraham and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, and finally, Dr. James Dobson, all caught revealing the most shocking truths.