SBA List Releases Interviews with RNC Chair Candidates on Life, Marriage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) released its first round of interviews with candidates for Chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC).  Interviews with RNC Chair candidates Saul Anuzis, Gentry Collins and Reince Priebus can be viewed here and kick off the SBA List’s plans to interview candidates via Skype in advance of the January 3 debate being co-sponsored by Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), the SBA List and the Daily Caller.  (Details on the debate below.)

“It is critical that the party chairman affirm the Right to Life in principle and operationally,” said SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser. “We will share these interviews with more than 500,000 grassroots activists and donors.  They will, in turn, communicate their own views on the candidates to the 168 voting members of the RNC.  We look forward to the day when potential Democratic Party chairmen engage in the same process with the SBA List.”

Conducted by SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser and American Principles Project (APP) Board Member and National Organization for Marriage (NOM) Chair Maggie Gallagher, the interviews cover four questions about candidates’ positions on Life and traditional marriage and plans to integrate those priorities as RNC Chairman.  The interviews will be sent to 500,000 socially conservative grassroots activists, encouraging them to vote for questions addressing the Life issue on and ask local RNC members to elect a chairman who will provide pro-life leadership in the Republican Party.  

On January 3, 2011, the SBA List will also co-sponsor a debate with Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) and the Daily Caller in which candidates will share their stances on Life and traditional marriage and plans to integrate those priorities as RNC Chair.  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.

Event details are as follows.  RSVP to Kerry Brown if you plan to attend:

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

When:    Monday, January 3, 2011
1:00 p.m. – 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. 

To attend the January 3 debate, please contact Kerry Brown at (703) 470-1926 or [email protected].  


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