Pawlenty won't sign Iowa group's marriage pledge denouncing same-sex marriage
Published 07/13/2011, Associated Press
In a politically risky move in Iowa, Republican Tim Pawlenty declined Wednesday to sign a pledge written by a conservative Iowa group that asks presidential candidates to denounce same-sex marriage rights, pornography and forms of Islamic law. Pawlenty said he agrees with the principles behind the Family Leader's Marriage Vow, but not the way the 14-point pledge is cast.Word count: 331
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