Bill O’Reilly to Be Honored at Values Voter Summit

July 30, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –, Today, FRC Action, the legislative lobbying arm of Family Research Council, announced that Bill O’Reilly, host of Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” will address FRC’s fourth annual Values Voter Summit that will take place September 18-20 in Washington, D.C. O’Reilly is the author of eight best-selling books including Culture Warrior, Those Who Trespass and his most recent A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity: A Memoir.

For being a voice of virtue in a culture of death, FRC Action will honor him with the first ever Media Courage Award. In the face of intense pressure, Bill O’Reilly has stood for truth during a tumultuous time in the pro-life debate. Despite a firestorm of unfair allegations, he has defended his position against late-term abortions and brought new light to a gruesome procedure. He has used a national platform to promote the dignity of life – no matter what the personal or professional risk.

O’Reilly will join an already impressive line-up of speakers at the Summit, including: Governors Rick Perry (R-Texas) and Tim Pawlenty (R-Minn.), former Governors Mitt Romney (R-Mass.) and Mike Huckabee (R-Ark), Reps. John Boehner (R-Ohio) Eric Cantor (R-Va.), Mike Pence (R-Ind.), and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), actor Stephen Baldwin, author Joel Rosenberg, Phyllis Schlafly, Ken Blackwell, Star Parker, and Lila Rose. Invited speakers include: Former Governor Sarah Palin (R-Alaska) and Governor Bobby Jindal (R-La.), Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Kirk Cameron, and many more.

FRC Action’s Values Voter Summit is cosponsored by the American Family Association, Focus on the Family Action, American Values, Family Research Council, and the Heritage Foundation. The summit will be held September 18-20 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. in Washington, D.C. A presidential straw poll, exhibit hall, book signings, new media row sponsored by the National Organization for Marriage, and much more will be packed into this three-day conference. On Saturday evening, Phyllis Schlafly will be honored at a gala dinner and receive the third annual James C. Dobson Vision and Leadership Award.

Contact the FRC Press Office at (866) FRC-NEWS for press credential information or log onto www.valuesvotersummit.org.


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