MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alabama Federation of Republican Women will hold a news conference to publicly call on the Alabama Democratic Party to cancel their upcoming fundraiser with offensive TV personality Bill Maher on Thursday, March 15, at 10:00 a.m. in front of the State House.
Elois Zeanah, President of the Alabama Federation of Republican Women (AFRW) will speak as well as Valerie Askew, State Director of the Concerned Women for America. Other speakers include State Representative Becky Nordgren and Radio Talk Show Host Dr. Gina Loudon.
The Alabama Democrat Party has promoted an upcoming fundraising event featuring Maher scheduled for Saturday, March 17. The event features a "Chairman's Reception," with tickets selling for $100 per head.
Even though Maher has drawn fire for his hate-filled, misogynistic comments toward women, the Democratic Party has yet to cancel the event. Conservative women and members of the Alabama Federation of Republican Women from across the state will join together in demanding respect from the state Democrat party, insisting that they cancel the event immediately.
WHO: Alabama Federation of Republican Women, President Elois Zeanah (Speaker)
Concerned Women for America, State Director Valerie Askew (Speaker)
Radio Host Dr. Gina Loudon (Speaker)
State Representative Becky Nordgren (Speaker)
WHAT: News conference calling the Alabama Democrat Party to cancel upcoming fundraising event with Bill Maher
WHEN: Thursday, March 15, at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Front steps, Alabama State House, 11 South Union Street, Montgomery
SOURCE Alabama Federation of Republican Women