FFC Statement on GOP Presidential Endorsement
November 30, 2011
You may have seen recent news reports http://caucuses.desmoinesregister.com/2011/11/27/iowas-social-conservatives-mull-unified-endorsement/ ) about the efforts by conservative leaders in Iowa to come to some general consensus about the who should be the GOP nominee to face off against President
Obama next November. I was invited to attend an initial meeting and did so
because our greatest hope is to restore America’s greatness and founding
principles and we believe that changing the occupant of the White House is a
major step towards setting our country back on the path towards conservative
Soon after that meeting, I told Jason Noble of the Des Moines Register that the Iowa Faith
& Freedom Coalition would not endorse a candidate. I believe that it is the
role of our members and supporters to endorse the candidate of their choice.
There are many strong conservative candidates running and while none of them
are perfect, our October 22nd Banquet highlighted for me just how blessed we
are to have so many strong pro-life, pro-family, pro-national security and
pro-freedom candidates running for the GOP nomination.
I will continue to reach out to and encourage all of the campaigns to speak a bold conservative message that unites values voters, economic conservatives and national security hawks.
President, Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition
IFFC is a non-profit organization that seeks to make a
difference in the public arena regarding the issues that matter most. We stand
for integrity in government, high moral values, constitutional authority, and
Christian principles. Our purpose is to educate and influence voters and
politicians to keep their commitment to both liberty and law; that America may
continue to be one nation under God.