Social conservatism is “going to play a huge role,” said Phyllis Schlafly, the president of the Eagle Forum who gained attention for her opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment.
“The fiscal conservatives have got to ask what is the money being spent on and the money is being spent on social issues,” she said in an interview Saturday. “So where is the money being spent that the fiscal conservatives are complaining about? It is being spent to remedy the social issues.”
Democrats recently have called on the GOP to renounce Schlafly for comments she made this summer at a fundraiser about unmarried women giving their overwhelming support for President Obama, according to reports from Talking Points Memo. Schlafly endorsed some 60 Republican candidates this year.
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