Michele Bachmann to Join FRC Action's Values Voter Summit

Aug 18, 2011, 11:21 ET from Family Research Council Action

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action (FRC Action) has confirmed that GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann will speak at the Values Voter Summit this October 7-9 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Congresswoman Bachmann, who won last week's Iowa straw poll, joins other Republican presidential candidates, including former Senator Rick Santorum and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, at the largest annual gathering of pro-family activists in the nation's capital.

The annual event which is expected to draw 2,000 grassroots activists from across the country will have a speaker line-up that includes Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Rep. Steve King (R-IA), Dr. Bill Bennett, Mark Levin, Lt. Gen. William Boykin (U.S. Army-Ret.), Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, Erick Erickson, Ed Morrissey, Heritage Foundation fellow Edwin Meese III, Lila Rose, and Phyllis Schlafly.

The 2011 Values Voter Summit is cosponsored by AFA Action, American Values, The Heritage Foundation, Liberty University, and Liberty Counsel. A presidential straw poll, exhibit hall, book signings, breakout sessions and much more will be packed into this three-day conference. On Saturday evening Family Research Council will award Heritage Foundation fellow Edwin Meese, III with its 2011 Vision and Leadership Award.

For more information, or to register, visit www.valuesvotersummit.org.

SOURCE Family Research Council Action