Heritage Foundation, FRC Lead National Values Bus Tour Into Virginia!

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July 6, 2012

With the lousy economy the primary issue being addressed by the presidential candidates right now, where do values issues fit in this campaign? What about the so-called “War on Women”? Will women vote one way based on perceived “restrictions” on their “rights” or do a majority know demagoguery when they hear it? Two high profile, highly respected conservative policy organizations are shedding some light on these questions on a bus tour throughout Virginia.

The Values Bus Tour —  driven by two leading public policy organizations, Family Research Council and The Heritage Foundation — started traveling through Virginia yesterday in Pearisburg and was in Harrisonburg and Woodstock today. It will be in Roanoke and Lynchburg Sunday and in Richmond Tuesday. This is part of a nationwide to advance the cause of fiscal and moral responsibility (see Laura Vozzella at the Washington Post Virginia Politics Blog).

Earlier today, Connie Mackey of the Virginia Values PAC, explained the tour on Richmond’s Morning News with Jimmy Barrett on WRVA-AM/1140, with guest host Andy Jenks of WWBT-NBC12. Follow this link to hear the 4:47 interview.

The tour is bringing Americans around the nation together to voice support for fiscal responsibility, religious liberty, life and marriage. We encourage you to take time in the coming days to attend one of the Bus Tour events or rallies in a city or town near you. Click here for more information on the Values Bus Tour website and try to make your way to an event closest to you. Here’s the tour’s itinerary, including highlights of its previous stops in Virginia:

Thursday, July 5: Pearisburg

Rally at Giles High School

Pastor Shahn Wilburn of Riverview Baptist Church and experts from FRC and The Heritage Foundation discussed religious freedom and how we can save the American dream.

Friday, July 6: Harrisonburg

Lunch with supporters at the Wood Grill Buffet and press conference at First Presbyterian Church on Court Square.

Friday, July 6: Woodstock

Rally at the Old Shenandoah County Courthouse

Sunday, July 8: Roanoke

Meet and greet, hear from Heritage and Family Research Council experts on how you can help save the American Dream and restore traditional family valuesFirst Baptist Church, 8:00 a.m. – Noon

Sunday, July 8: Lynchburg

Meet and greet, hear from Heritage and Family Research Council experts on how you can help save the American Dream and restore traditional family values. Heritage Baptist Church, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 10: Richmond

Conservative Coalition Meeting with Virginia Institute for Public Policy

Bull & Bear Club, 901 East Cary Street, 10:00 – 11:45 a.m.

Tuesday, July 10: Richmond

Myth of the War on Women Press Conference

James Center, 901 East Cary Street, 12:15 – 1:00 p.m.

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5 Responses to “Heritage Foundation, FRC Lead National Values Bus Tour Into Virginia!”

  1. [...] Heritage Foundation, FRC Lead National Values Bus Tour Into Virginia! [...]

  2. Leslie R says:

    If you really were about VALUES, you would value that ALL WOMEN should make their own medical decisions a long with their doctors. Federal and State government have no right to make medical choices for women. Religeous beliefs are just that…they have NO PLACE in government or in medicine. If you really valued WOMEN you would understand that making laws restricting women’s choices is BAD for women in America and for ALL women in the world. Restricting abortion doesn’t STOP abortion, it only makes it less safe for all women who make that choice. Taking away women’s rights to make their own decisions hurts ALL women. It’s not about abortion…it’s about our rights being STRIPPED away. Maybe next you’ll advocate that we aren’t allowed to vote? Is that what you want? The values bus tour is NOT about values…it’s about pushing your values on women and hoping women will swallow your poison pill!

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