Pawlenty Tours Iowa, voices opposition to SSM


The AP:

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is focusing on his evangelical background and offering a conservative social message as he opens a lecture series in Iowa sponsored by social and religious conservatives who are testing Republican presidential contenders on their views on key issues.

During a meeting on Monday in Pella with the Family Leader, Pawlenty stressed his religion, saying it shapes his politics and policies. He spoke about family-centered tax policies and his opposition to gay marriage.