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Many GOP Candidates Sign Anti-Gay Marriage Pledge in Iowa

In a meeting in Des Moines on Saturday, many Republican presidential candidates signed a pledge vowing to not grant legal acceptance to same sex marriages. The meeting was organized by the National Campaign to Protect the Sanctity of Marriage and was held at the First Federated Church. Alan Keyes, Pat Buchanan, and Sen. Phil Gramm were all in attendance and signed the pledge. Sen. Bob Dole, Lamar Alexander, and Steve Forbes all sent letters of support.

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Reuters - February 12, 1996

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