JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Republican presidential candidates have discussed how faith would guide them as president.
In Thursday's CNN debate, Congressman Ron Paul said his religion affects his character and how he lives and treats people, but would not guide his policy making.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he believes every president should go to God for guidance.
Former Governor Mitt Romney agreed that he would pray about decisions he'd make as president.
Former Senator Rick Santorum said he would be guided by "faith and reason." He and Romney emphasized that Americans' rights comes from God, not government.
But Gingrich said those rights need defending because, in his words, "There has been an increasingly aggressive war against religion, and in particular against Christianity in this country."
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