Giuliani Loses Dobson's Vote

Focus on the Family founder cites abortion support, "moral concerns"
By Sam Gale Rosen,  Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2007 6:58 AM CDT

(Newser) – Christian evangelist James Dobson came out swinging against Rudy Giuliani after the former mayor admitted last week that he supports abortion rights and same-sex domestic partnerships. Dobson says he won't vote for Rudy if he wins the GOP nomination, citing those issues and "moral concerns"  over his marital behavior.

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Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, has a radio show with 7 million listeners. He has already said that he wouldn't vote for McCain, based on McCain's opposition to a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. No word yet on Romney, with whom Dobson has met privately. (Read more James Dobson stories.)

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