Hispanic Faith Leaders Call on Latinos to Vote Their Values in Florida as Election Nears
Leaders to Decry U.S. Funding of Abortion in Latin America
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of Evangelical and Catholic leaders will take their case to Latinos at a press conference in Boca Raton, FL on Monday, October 22, on the morning of the third presidential debate. The press conference will be organized by the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles and the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference.
The pastors will take direct aim at President Obama's vocal support for the abortion industry that has targeted minorities, especially Latinos; Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage in its national platform; and the administration's mandate forcing religious organizations to cover contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs.
"In such a close election, Hispanic values voters may very well determine the outcome of the presidential election," said Rev. Samuel Rodriguez , President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. "Hispanic believers will support the candidate that advances a culture of life and preserves religious liberty."
"As the candidates prepare to debate foreign policy, we must remember that Obama's first act as president was to reverse the 'Mexico City Policy,' allowing federal funding of abortions overseas," said Alfonso Aguilar , Executive Director of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles. "This action is repellent to Latinos here at home, who are seeing the values of their home countries under attack by this administration."
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez , President, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
Dr. Yuri Mantilla , President of National Latino Evangelical Justice Coalition
Alfonso Aguilar , Executive Director, Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles
Adriana Gonzalez , Catholics Called to Witness
Father Alfredo Hernandez , Saint Juliana Catholic Church
Rev. Jim Tolle, Sr. Pastor of El Camino Church in Los Angeles, Calif.
Rev. Mario Bramnick, Sr. Pastor of New Wine Ministries Church
Pastor Magda Hermida , Founder and President of Magda Hermida Ministries
Rev. Alberto Delgado , Founder and Sr. Pastor of Alpha & Omega Church
Coalition of Hispanic leaders to hold press conference
1950 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Monday, October 22 at 10:30 a.m. ET
The Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles promotes conservative values and ideals within the Latino community and works to integrate Latinos into fuller and more active participation and leadership in the conservative movement. It is an initiative of The American Principles In Action, a 501(c)(4) organization.
Contact Dan Wilson , Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, (703) 739-5920 or (800) 536-5920
SOURCE American Principles in Action
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