One cannot be a fiscal conservative without being socially conservative as well. Indeed, the collapse of the traditional social structure is a chief factor in our fiscal demise. For example, the collapse of the black family and many white families as well), post-Great Society, has simply pushed more individuals into the "taker" class. Government can never hope to make up the shortfall when a society collectively shrugs its shoulders and joins the class of those dependent on government.
The left has been able to wave the bloody shirt of abortion for years as way of stigmitizing the right as the party that wants to control people's lives, while, hypocritically engineering a whole range of big government programs to do just that.