FRC's Tony Perkins' Statement on Mitt Romney's Selection of Paul Ryan
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement regarding Governor Mitt Romney 's selection of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) as his running mate:
" Mitt Romney 's selection of Paul Ryan shows that he is serious about getting America's fiscal house in order. Paul Ryan 's voting record also suggests that he believes that social, fiscal and national security conservatism is indivisible. Paul Ryan 's philosophy clearly includes the understanding that America's financial greatness is tied directly to its moral and cultural wholeness.
"As a member of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, he has been a defender of religious expression in the public square. Paul Ryan has spoken out strongly against President Obama's abortion drug and contraception mandates as an affront to religious liberty. He has articulately described how the President's government takeover of health care has pushed aside our First Amendment right of religious freedom.
"We look forward to hearing Governor Romney and Congressman Ryan speak at the upcoming Values Voter Summit so that the conservative grassroots will have an opportunity to hear more about their agenda on the critical issues facing our country including religious liberty, marriage, the sanctity of human life as well as fiscal responsibility and national security."
SOURCE Family Research Council
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