WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Sam Brownback and Rep. Chris Smith will join Family Research Council's Blogs for Life, on Tuesday, January 22, 2008. The conference will also feature several prominent conservative voices including Amherst College Professor Hadley P. Arkes, Eric Scheidler, Michael Illions, Dawn Eden and Jill Stanek, all speaking with bloggers live from Family Research Council's headquarters.
Senator Brownback is one of the foremost proponents of life within the Senate. He has been involved with extensive pro-life legislation in Congress including the sponsorship of the Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act, which would require doctors to inform pregnant women of expert testimony that unborn babies can feel pain after 20 weeks. Rep. Smith is also a strong advocate of the rights of the unborn, serving as Co-Chairman of the bipartisan Congressional Pro-Life Caucus.
Who: Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS)
Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ)
Phill Klein, Former Kansas Attorney General
Hadley P. Arkes, Edward N. Ney Professor in American Institutions at Amherst College
Dawn Eden, author and blogger
Eric Scheidler, Communications Director for the Pro-Life Action League, Chicago, IL
Michael Illions, blogger for Conservatives with Attitude
Jill Stanek, pro-life blogger and speaker
When: Tuesday, January 22, 2008
7:30am - 11:30 am
Where: Family Research Council Media Center
801 G. Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
RSVP: online at http://www.blogs4life.com (click on "Register")
Blogs for Life is the third annual conference of pro-life bloggers and is scheduled on the day of the 35th annual March for Life, during which tens of thousands of pro-life citizens gather in the nation's capital to celebrate life and demand the reversal of the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. In addition to the March, January 20th has been proclaimed Sanctity of Life Sunday and provides an opportunity for pastors to inspire and motivate their congregations in preparation for this somber anniversary.
CONTACT: J.P. Duffy or Maria Donovan, (866) FRC-NEWS
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