707Mar 26, 2013
National Organization for Marriage (NOM) Rally on the National Mall
Opponents of same-sex marriage gathered on the National Mall to show their support for the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Organizer Brian Brown said that the march reflected “the unity and ...
3,575May 21, 2011
Herman Cain Presidential Announcement
Herman Cain announced his decision to run for the Republican nomination to be the 2012 presidential candidate. Telephone lines were open at the end of the program for comments on the event.
141Feb 10, 2011
Future of Marriage Panel
Panelists talked about “traditional” marriage between a man and a woman as well as family structure. They argued that children from single parent homes were at greater risk for ...
183Aug 18, 2009
Health Care Reform Issues
Members of the National Black Pro-Life Union and Priests for Life, and others, held a press conference to express their opposition to health care reform proposals that provided insurance of funding ...
71Aug 15, 2008
Campaign 2008 and Moral Issuses
Lou Engle, former Governor Mike Huckabee, Tony Perkins, and Bishop Harry Jackson talked about the current political climate and their problems with each presidential candidate on the issues of ...
90Mar 27, 2008
The Religious Right and Voting
The panelists discussed the religious right as a voting block in the upcoming presidential election. Topics included faith-related policy issues and candidates' ideas about religious ...
105Jan 23, 2008
Politics in a Post-Religious America
Jim Wallis, the founder and editor in chief of Sojourners magazine, talked about his book The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post-Religious Right America, published ...
135Oct 19, 2007
Values Voter Summit, Afternoon Session
In the afternoon portion of the first day of a three-day Values Voters Summit, several Republican presidential candidates and others spoke about policy issues, social policy, and the role of ...
43May 3, 2007
Hate Crimes Legislation
The guests talked about the hate crimes bill, HR 1592, that is scheduled for House floor debate May 4. The bill strengthens penalties for the commission of hate crimes and extends protections to gay ...
14Sep 25, 2006
Religion and Politics
Guests talked about the role of religion in politics, the use of political institutions for policy advocacy, and the influence of evangelical Christianity on U.S. public policy. They also ...
1,989Feb 25, 2006
State of the Black Union 2006: Defining the Agenda
In the first panel of an afternoon session of State of the Black Union 2006 titled, “Defining the African American Agenda, Part II,” participants focused on the State of the Black Union ...
29Jan 16, 2006
Martin Luther King Legacy of Service
Speakers honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s outreach to the black community. They discussed his legacy of service and the standard of volunteerism that he set. The event was held ...
25Jan 5, 2006
Alito Supreme Court Nomination
African American leaders spoke to reporters in support of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito. Among the topics they discussed were his rulings on court cases, his well-qualified ...
28May 19, 2005
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) and Bishop Harry Jackson of the High Impact Leadership Coalition and other ministers from the black community held a news conference on the use of ...
871Feb 26, 2005
State of the Black Union 2005: Defining the Agenda, Part 2
In the second panel of an afternoon session titled “State of the Black Union 2005: Defining the African American Agenda,” Mr. Brown moderated a discussion on framing a contract or ...