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Phyllis Schlafly endorses Bachmann

Phyllis Schlafly, a prominent social conservative writer and speaker, has endorsed Michele Bachmann’s presidential bid, the Des Moines Register reports.

“Most important, Michele has the courage to be a leader among her peers,” Schlafly said in a statement to the Register. “She is a real champion in speaking up for values we care about. Michele is a woman of faith and the mother of a beautiful family. She has a 100 percent pro-life record and is a strong supporter of traditional marriage …

“If I were an Iowa voter, I would be making plans right now to cast my vote for Michele Bachmann for president on January 3. I hope you will take advantage of this golden opportunity to support a candidate we can all be proud of.”

Schlafly is the founder of the conservative Eagle Forum and the author of more than 20 books on the conservative movement. The Ladies’ Home Journal named her one of the 100 most important women in the 20th century.

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Comments (1)

  1. Submitted by Jim Roth on 12/19/2011 - 12:57 pm.

    From one extremist to another.

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