GOP candidates caught in slavery controversy

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jul 11, 2011 9:47 AM

Washington (CNN) – Republican presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum sough to clarify their support of a pledge that contained a controversial preamble suggesting black children born into slavery had better family structures than black children now.

The excerpt has been removed from "The Marriage Vow - A Declaration of Dependence upon Marriage and Family," a pledge issued by the conservative Christian organization The Family Leader.