Now the National Organization for Marriage has come out with its own marriage inequality pledge and have already gotten three candidates to sign off on it: Michele Bachmann, Mitt Romney, and Rick Santorum. Unlike BVP, NOM wise limited their pledge and stayed away from stuff like Sharia Law and DADT repeal:
The pledge asked candidates to support five of the group’s goals:In other words, Fred Karger won't be offered a copy of the pledge for his signature.
*Support and send to the states a federal marriage amendment defining marriage as one man and one woman;
*Defend DOMA in court;
*Appoint judges and an attorney general who will respect the original meaning of the Constitution;
*Appoint a presidential commission to investigate harassment of traditional marriage supporters; and
*Support legislation that would return to the people of D.C. their right to vote for marriage
The pledge, according to NOM, was offered to “all serious announced candidates for the GOP nomination,” and will be extended to others, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry, if they enter the field.