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Moore to headline Values Voters Summit in Washington

Roy Moore is surrounded by supporters and media after leaving the Alabama Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala., on Thursday October 27, 2016 as the lottery is held to pick the judges who will hear his appeal.

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Republican Senate nominee former Chief Justice Roy Moore will headline the 12th Annual Values Voters Summit in Washington D.C. along with former Trump administration Chief Strategist Steven Bannon, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, talk radio host Laura Ingraham, Dr. Alveda King, author Sebastian Gorka, Lt. Col. Oliver North, Congressman Mark Meadows, R-North Carolina, and other conservative-thought leaders.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of the 2017 Values Voters Summit!” Judge Moore said on social media.

“As Family Research Council President Tony Perkins has said, with this event, values voters will send a clear message to the political establishment: true Conservatives are on the march! This is sure to be a blast, and I can’t wait to see everyone there!”

The Values Voter Summit is on Oct. 13 – 15. It is the single-largest gathering of social conservatives in the nation each year, with roughly a couple thousand attendees from all across the nation. The event is hosted by the Family Research Council and showcases a lineup of senators, governors, congressmen, movie stars and national leaders on religious liberty, family values and the pro-life movement, among others.

“Values voters made a difference in President Trump’s victory on Election Day and now they are headed for the U.S. Senate,” FRC President Tony Perkins said.

“Despite voters giving Republicans the majority in the House, the Senate and now control of the White House, almost every promise made to voters over the last seven years has come to reside in the U.S. Senate’s graveyard of political promises. Steve Bannon, who helped orchestrate the grassroots political movement that led to President Trump’s success is now moving to Act II—the U.S. Senate,” President Perkins, who also superintends VVS each year, said.

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“We are excited that Steve Bannon and Roy Moore will be joining values voters in sending a message to the Establishment: true conservatives are on the march,” declared Perkins.

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise will address his miraculous recovery from a shooting that rocked the nation.

“For so many Americans, seeing him back at work, defending our values, has been an answer to prayer. His fighting spirit in overcoming the odds is a source of inspiration for those who are fighting for the heart and soul of our nation and our culture. I look forward to welcoming my friend and former colleague back to the Values Voter stage,” Perkins said.

FRC Action’s Values Voter Summit is co-sponsored by AFA Action, American Values, Christian Healthcare Ministries, Association of Mature American Citizens, The D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship, The Heritage Foundation, United in Purpose, Oklahoma Wesleyan University and the Family Research Council.

The three day conference will include: an exhibit hall, book signings, radio row, media row and more.

Other speakers include: Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minnesota; Joseph Backholm President of the Family Policy Institute of Washington; Dr. Hunter Baker, University Fellow for Religious Liberty, George Barna, Executive Director, American Faith & Culture Institute; Gary Bauer, President, American Values; Andrew Beckwith, President, Massachusetts Family Institute; David & Jason Benham, Best-selling authors and entrepreneurs; Dr. Bill Bennett; Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council; Rob Chambers, National Field Director, AFA Action; David Daleiden, Center for Medical Progress; Chuck Donovan, President, Charlotte Lozier Institute; Jeremy Dys, Deputy General Counsel, First Liberty; William Federer, President, Amerisearch; Brigitte Gabriel. Founder, ACT! for America; Frank Gaffney, Founder, Center for Security Policy; Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., Hon. John Hostettler, Former United States Rep. of Indiana; Jo Kwong, Director of Economic Opportunity, The Philantrophy Roundtable; Dana Loesch, author and radio host; Jeanne Mancini, President, March for Life; Jennifer Marshall, VP for the Institute of the Family, Community and Opportunity, The Heritage Foundation; Emmett McGroarty, Education Director, American Principles Project, Jerry Newcombe, Senior producer, radio host, columnist, D. James Kennedy Ministries; Dr. Walid Phares, Author and Professor; Dr. Everett Piper, President, Oklahoma Wesleyan University; Al Robertson, Duck Dynasty; Phil Robertson, Duck Dynasty; Lila Rose, Founder and President, LiveAction; Cathy Ruse, Senior Fellow for Legal Studies, Family Research Council; Howard Russell, President and CEO, Christian Healthcare Ministries; Kamal Saleem, President and Founder, Koome Ministries; Elizabeth Schultz, Fairfax County School Board Member; Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J.; Dr. Linda Smith, President & COO; D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship; Kevin and Sam Sorbo, Award-winning Actors and Producers; Peter Sprigg, Sr. Fellow for Family Studies, Family Research Council; Erick Stakelbeck, Host of “The Watchmen”, CBN News, News Correspondent, CUFI; Todd Starnes, Radio Host; Mat Staver, Founder and President, Liberty Counsel; John Stemberger, President and General Counsel, Florida Family Policy; Dr. Carol Swain; Author; Former Professor, Vanderbilt University; Nicole Theis, President and Executive Director, Delaware Family Policy Council; Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C.; Lathan Watts, Director of Community Relations, First Liberty; Dan Weber, Founder and CEO, AMAC, Travis Weber, Director, Center for Religious Liberty; former Congressman Frank Wolf, R-Va., and Dr. Frank Wright, CEO, D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship.

This year’s Summit will be at the Omni Hotel in Washington D.C. Tickets start at $119 – $50 for students.

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Values Voter Summit was created in 2006 to provide a forum to inform and mobilize citizens across America to preserve the bedrock values of traditional marriage, religious liberty, sanctity of life and limited government that make our nation strong. It has drawn over 3,000 plus attendees from around the nation and foreign countries. Garnering national and international media attention, CNN has called it “one of the top 10 political events of the year” and “one of the conservative movement’s marquee annual events.” Sean Hannity called it “the premier conservative event now in the country.”

Judge Roy Moore faces former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones on Dec. 12 in the special general election.

(Original reporting by Breitbart News’ Ken Klukowski contributed to this report.)

Written By

Brandon Moseley is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.


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