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Former Director of the Arlington Group Joins Team Fred
The National Review ^ | November 05, 2007 | Jim Geraghty

Posted on 11/05/2007 11:58:58 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

I'm speaking with a Thompson Associate now, and he points out:

Today the Fred Thompson campaign announced the addition of Shannon Royce, an experienced social conservative coalitions director and former Executive Director of The Arlington Group, who will be joining the Thompson Campaign to serve as Grassroots and Special Projects Director.

The Associate says, "If Bill Wicherman is the salve for Mitt Romney, Shannon Royce is the howitzer for Fred Thompson."

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: 2008; abortion; arlingtongroup; election; electionpresident; elections; evangelicals; fredthompson; gaymarriage; gop; prolife; religion; republicans; shannonroyce; socons; valuesvoters
Big news for FRed!
1 posted on 11/05/2007 11:59:01 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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and in other news...

“Fred Thompson Rejects GOP’s Pro-Life Platform Plank”
By Terence P. Jeffrey Editor in Chief
November 05, 2007

ARTICLE SNIPPET: “( - Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson, now running for the Republican presidential nomination, said on Sunday he does not support the pro-life plank that has been included in the Republican National Platform since the presidency of Ronald Reagan.

Appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Thompson told host Tim Russert that he favors overturning Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that took the issue of abortion away from the states by declaring abortion a constitutional right. Thompson said he wants to keep abortion legal at the state level.

“People ask me hypothetically, you know, OK, it goes back to the states,” said Thompson. “Somebody comes up with a bill, and they say we’re going to outlaw this, that, or the other. And my response was, I do not think it is a wise thing to criminalize young girls and perhaps their parents as aiders and abettors or perhaps their family physician. And that’s what you’re talking about. It’s not a sense of the Senate. You’re talking about potential criminal law.”

If abortions are not “criminalized” even for doctors who are paid to perform them, they will remain legal.

The Republican National Platform has included language endorsing a human life amendment since 1976, the first presidential election following the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. “

2 posted on 11/06/2007 12:57:09 AM PST by Cindy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Very interesting. When I searched for her on Google, I got an article about Arlington Group written by Paul Weyrich. LOL

3 posted on 11/06/2007 3:26:43 AM PST by Romneyfor President2008
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To: Romneyfor President2008

When I searched for her on Dogpile, I got 35 articles, 34 of which were about her.

The Weyrich article was 17th...

Nice try to belittle her, though. Typical Clinton/Rommey tactic.

4 posted on 11/06/2007 4:48:52 AM PST by Josh Painter ("Managers are people who leaders hire." - Fred Thompson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This was posted yesterday. Shannon Royce in action:

5 posted on 11/06/2007 8:25:21 AM PST by daylilly
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