The Common Good

McCain's VP Pick Reassures Delegates

Date: September 3, 2008

The Republican National Convention is overflowing with social conservatives who care deeply about the pro-life cause. And - for awhile at least - some doubted John McCain's fervency for that cause. Jim Wallis, author of The Great Awakening and the head of Sojourners, wanted platform language that would call for all parties to at least work together to reduce abortions. Now he's protesting because the GOP didn't include the wording.