SBA List to Co-Sponsor ATR Debate To Press RNC Chair Candidates on Pro-life Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) and Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) announced SBA List’s co-sponsorship of a debate among candidates for Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman to be held on Monday, January 3, 2011.  The event will take place in the Ballroom of the National Press Club and stream live online at between 1:00pm and 2:30pm ET.

“It is critical that the next RNC chairman sincerely recognize the electoral power of the pro-life movement, can articulate its message, and is prepared to advance its priorities,” said SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser. “We look forward to vetting the candidates on Life through thoughtful questioning and open discussion.”

“The actual vote for RNC Chairman will be made by the 168 members of the Committee, but the impact will be felt by all,” said Grover Norquist, president of ATR.  “Therefore, every activist should play a role in questioning the candidates and communicating with RNC members who cast votes…just like lobbying your Congressman and Senators.  We encourage everyone to visit in the coming days to submit and vote on questions.”

Event details are as follows:

What: Debate among candidates for the Chairmanship of the Republican National Committee (RNC) 

When: Monday, January 3, 2010
1:00 pm – 2:30 p.m. ET

Where: National Press Club
13th Floor Ballroom
529 14th St. NW

The Susan B. Anthony List spent $11 million during the 2010 midterm election cycle. Overall, the SBA List was involved in 90 races including 62 wins and 28 losses. Successes included: defeating 15 of 20 so-called “pro-life” Democrats who voted for abortion funding in the health care reform bill; increasing the number of pro-life women in the House by 70 percent; filling the void of pro-life women in the U.S. Senate and increasing the number of pro-life women governors from one to four. 

Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) is a non-partisan coalition of taxpayers and taxpayer groups who oppose all federal, state and local tax increases.

For further information, please contact Kerry Brown at (703) 470-1926 or [email protected].  


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