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  • Watch Live: Trump Speaks at Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference [Upstaging Comey Live!]

    06/08/2017 9:34:18 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    conservative daily news ^ | 6/8/17 | Rich Mitchell
    President Trump delivers a speech Thursday at Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” conference being held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. “We expect over 1,500 grassroots activists from across the country to attend Road To Majority this year and leave better equipped to influence elected officials to strengthen families,
  • GOP Sen. David Perdue: Pray that Obama's 'days be few'

    06/10/2016 12:21:42 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 10, 2016 2:17 PM EDT | Matthew Daly
    A Republican senator told conservatives Friday they should pray for President Barack Obama and suggested a biblical passage that says, “Let his days be few.” Georgia Sen. David Perdue told a gathering of religious conservatives that “we need to be very specific about how we pray.” He suggested using (Psalm 109:8), which reads: “Let his days be few, and let another have his office.” As the audience at the Faith & Freedom Coalition’s conference laughed and applauded, Perdue said, “In all seriousness, I believe that America is at a moment of crisis.” …
  • Watch Live - Trump Address Faith And Freedom Coalition

    06/10/2016 9:58:38 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 73 replies
    PBS Newshour ^ | 06/10/2016 | PBS
    hDonald Trump, Sen. Mitch McConnell and other speakers are set to address the 2016 Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference is one of the largest events for religious conservative groups in the country. Trump’s speech marks an appeal to the evangelical voter base, whose support for Trump has taken some analysts by surprise. “Mr. Trump won a plurality of evangelical votes in the Republican primaries on his path to the nomination, and we welcome him to once again address members of Faith and Freedom and to express his views on the many issues of importance to...
  • Ted Cruz seeks to lock down conservatives in South Carolina (Jeff Duncan’s "Faith And Freedom" BBQ)

    08/25/2015 7:23:29 AM PDT · by Isara · 1 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/25/15 | Daniel Strauss
    ANDERSON, South Carolina — Three presidential candidates came to Rep. Jeff Duncan’s Faith and Freedom BBQ here in South Carolina’s northwest corner on Monday, but only Sen. Ted Cruz brought a crowd with him.Cruz, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker were the three featured speakers at the conservative congressman’s annual cattle call, and there were supporters here backing each of the candidates. But most of the estimated 2,000 people seated around tables at the Anderson Civic Center came for Cruz, easily identifiable by the red “courageous conservative” shirts they wore.Winning the Feb. 27 primary in South Carolina,...
  • Scott Walker denounces Charleston slayings, sidesteps flag debate [allow loved ones to bury...]

    06/21/2015 1:47:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 42 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | June 20, 2015 | Craig Gilbert
    Washington—Speaking to a gathering of religious conservatives Saturday night, Gov. Scott Walker spoke for several minutes about the shooting in Charleston, S.C., calling it a "racist" and "evil" act and asking for a moment of prayer for the "nine brothers and sisters in Christ who were taken on Wednesday."....."...."I think they're going to have a good healthy debate and should have that debate in South Carolina amongst officials at the state level," Walker told reporters after his dinner speech at the "Road to Majority" conference."I just think before I or anyone else weighs in on anything to do with policy,...
  • Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in D.C. interrupted by threat

    06/20/2015 7:51:59 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 2 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 19, 2015 | Seth McLaughlin
    The organizers of the Faith and Freedom Coalition have cleared a ballroom in Washington, D.C., Friday after receiving a threat. FFC Chairman Ralph Reed made the announcement and a D.C. police officer said there have been various threats made on the event, which is being held at a local hotel.
  • Republican Hopefuls Play Up Religious Faith at Iowa Gathering

    04/26/2015 1:24:38 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 2 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Heather Haddon
    ".....In contrast to a Republican summit in New Hampshire last week, Saturday’s event was largely devoid of attacks on the national Common Core education standards and overhauling entitlement programs. There were far fewer references to tax policy, trade or regulation. Instead, speakers gave full-throated endorsements of their religious beliefs and the role Christianity has played in shaping American values. Speaking at an evangelical church with a large wooden cross near the stage, would-be candidates detailed the role of faith in their life, quoted Biblical passages and gave personal anecdotes about the power of prayer. Mr. Jindal opened his speech by...
  • Scott Walker commits to campaigning in Iowa past the caucus

    04/24/2015 12:10:50 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 2 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | April 24, 2015 | Patrick Marley
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told about 200 Republicans here Friday that if he runs for president, he will campaign in Iowa up until November 2016, and not just through the crucial caucuses in the early part of the year. "We wouldn't be here just for the caucus we'd be back here for the full haul," he said. Walker said winning the Midwest will be crucial for Republicans. Walker is on a two-day swing through Iowa — home to the nation's first presidential contest — as he prepares to launch an almost-certain bid to take the White...
  • Christie joins GOP courtship of evangelicals

    06/20/2014 6:41:05 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 20, 2014 5:40 AM EDT | Steve Peoples
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining the parade of ambitious Republicans courting religious conservatives as the early jockeying for the next presidential contest intensifies. Christie was to deliver his first major address to an evangelical conference on Friday, the second day of the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s annual meeting, which brings hundreds of social conservative leaders to Washington. He’ll be joined on a packed agenda that also includes the GOP’s 2012 vice presidential nominee, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, and tea party firebrand Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. […] This group of potential presidential contenders largely represents a wing of the...
  • Those who seek to eliminate faith for the sake of freedom, get only tyranny

    07/04/2013 12:57:25 PM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | July 3, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    On the Fourth of July, in the United States of America we celebrate freedom. In particular we celebrate freedom from tyranny, and a government that is not representative; freedom from unchecked power and unaccountable sovereigns.Distorted and faithless notions - Yet, as Christians we cannot overlook that there are ways of understanding freedom today that are distorted, exaggerated and detached from a proper context. Many modern concepts of freedom treat freedom as something that faith limits, not enhances.Alexis De Tocqueville said Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith. In America today we are seeing the erosion of all...
  • Ralph Reed: No Change of Position on Boy Scouts

    05/14/2013 11:24:07 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Tuesday, 14 May 2013 01:49 PM | Jim Meyers
    Faith and Freedom Coalition founder Ralph Reed is vigorously refuting a published report that he sought to help the Boy Scouts of America persuade Christian leaders to back a proposal to allow gays to become scouts. Current BSA policy is to bar membership to “open or avowed homosexuals.” But a proposal to be voted on this month, supported by some leading BSA officials, would permit gays to become members while maintaining a ban on gay adult volunteers. …
  • 2012 ELECTION VOTER GUIDES, SCORE CARDS AND VOTER INFORMATION (Great Source for candidate ratings)

    09/30/2012 10:17:01 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    Faith and Freedom Coaliton ^ | October 1, 2012 | Staff
    Presidential Voter Guides include U.S. Senate races prepared by Faith and Freedom Coalition. Also Family Research Council Action's Voter Guide & Score Cards Are your like-minded friends, family, neighbors & co-workers really registered to vote? Quickly find out online - Faith and Freedom Coalition: 2012 Congressional Scorecards - FRC Action: 2012 Values Voter Presidential Voter Guide - FRC Action: 2012 Values Voter Presidential Voter Guide (Spanish Language) - FRC Action: 2012 Pro-Family Congressional Scorecards (and 5 previous Congresses, also searchable by Name, etc.) - FRC Action Voter Tools - FRC Action: 2012 Political Party...
  • Gingrich speech spectacular. Santorum, Romney so so at Wisconsin Faith and Freedom Rally

    03/31/2012 2:19:18 PM PDT · by mitchell001 · 56 replies ^ | March 31, 2012 | Ralph Mitchell
    Go to and watch the 3 GOP candidates speak at the Wisconsin Faith and Freedom Rally. Do you agree with me that Newt Gingrich knocked out of the park, while Santorum continues with his whining how he is better than Romney and Romney tells stories about senior citizens who cannot retire? Believe me, we may be in trouble with either Santorum or Romney. Newt would beat Obama in a landslide.
  • 2012 Faith and Freedom Coalition Event (Live Video)

    Ralph Reed speaks at the Faith and Freedom Coalition event in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
  • Ralph Reed: 'Obama administration is kidding themselves'

    02/18/2012 4:02:03 PM PST · by T.O.K. · 16 replies ^ | February 17, 2012 | Michele Kirk
    Ralph Reed, founder of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, brought his message to Palm Beach County Wednesday, where he spoke to multiple area Republican clubs at the Binks Forest Country Club in Wellington. Reed shared his vision of the work that needs to be done among conservative groups in 2012 in preparation for the upcoming election. He also answered a few questions exclusively for BPR: VIDEO
  • SC Faith and Freedom Coalition Presidential Kickoff, Mon. Jan 16

    01/04/2012 9:30:29 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 1 replies
    It is our distinct pleasure to invite you to the South Carolina Faith and Freedom Presidential Kick-Off, sponsored by the South Carolina Faith and Freedom Coalition, to be held at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel on Monday, January 16th in conjunction with the Fox News debate. We expect over 500 grassroots activists, pastors, and key leaders from across South Carolina to attend the SC Presidential Kick-Off, including the 2012 GOP Presidential candidates, which will be one of the premier events leading up to the debate. The Kick-Off will begin on Monday, January 16th with a Milk & Cookies...