Schedule announced for SBA List bus tour

August 5, 2010

Susan B. Anthony List Press Advisory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 5, 2010
CONTACT: Kerry Brown at (703) 470-1926 or kbrown@sba-list.org

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SUSAN B. ANTHONY LIST TO LAUNCH 23-CITY ‘VOTES HAVE CONSEQUENCES’ BUS TOUR: ABORTION IS NOT HEALTH CARE

Tour Takes Voter Message to Districts of ‘Pro-Life’ Democrats Who Voted for Health Care Bill

OHIO, INDIANA, PENNSYLVANIA ─ From Tuesday, August 10 to Monday, August 16th, 2010 the Susan B. Anthony List will stop (respectively) in Cincinnati, OH; Muncie, Fort Wayne, Elkhart, South Bend, Rochester, Kokomo, Lafayette, Crawfordsville, Terre Haute, Vincennes, Evansville, Jasper, New Albany, Seymour, Columbus, Franklin and Indianapolis, IN; Toledo, OH; Erie, Meadville, Grove City and Butler, PA as part of a 23-city tour and national voter education effort in the home districts of Members of Congress with the message that “votes have consequences.” Pro-life activists at the local and state levels will join forces to send “pro-life” Democrats Steve Driehaus (OH-01), Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Brad Ellsworth (IN-08), Baron Hill (IN-09), Joe Donnelly (IN-02) and Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-03) who voted in favor of the health care bill including taxpayer-funded abortion the message that “Votes Have Consequences.”

Each tour stop will focus on showing these representatives that their votes for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was a vote in favor of taxpayer-funded abortion and a vote that betrayed their pro-life constituents.

WHO: Marilyn Musgrave, Program Director of the Susan B. Anthony List’s “Votes Have Consequences” Project; Various local grassroots speakers

WHERE / WHEN:

Tuesday, August 10
8:45 AM Cincinnati, OH
12:15 PM Muncie, IN
2:45 PM Fort Wayne, IN
5:30 PM Elkhart, IN

Wednesday, August 11
8:45 AM South Bend, IN
10:45 AM Rochester, IN
12:30 PM Kokomo, IN
2:30 PM Lafayette, IN
4:30 PM Crawfordsville, IN

Thursday, August 12
8:45 AM Terre Haute, IN
10:45 AM Vincennes, IN
11:45 AM CDT Evansville, IN
2:45 PM EST Jasper, IN

Friday, August 13
8:45 AM New Albany, IN
10:45 AM Seymour, IN
12:15 PM Columbus, IN
1:45 PM Franklin, IN
3:15 PM Indianapolis, IN

Saturday, August 14
8:45 AM State Fair in Indianapolis, IN

Sunday, August 15
12:45 PM Toledo, OH

Monday, August 16, 2010
8:45 AM Erie, PA
10:30 AM Meadville, PA
12:15 PM Grove City, PA
1:45 PM Butler, PA

WHY: Marilyn Musgrave states, “During the health care battle, the abortion issue was a pivot point for the passage or failure of the entire bill. ‘Pro-life’ Democrats chose a last-minute fig leaf over standing up for the pro-life American majority they claimed to represent. We promised then that their vote would have consequences and that we would work hard to inform voters of their betrayal. For not one minute have we let up on that promise and next week we will take this message on the road directly to the voters in a 23-city bus tour. Votes have consequences and, for these pro-life betrayers, it will be a quick downhill slide to defeat in November.”

The Susan B. Anthony List is focusing its efforts in the districts of “pro-life” Democrats Steve Driehaus (OH-01), Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Brad Ellsworth (IN-08), Baron Hill (IN-09), Joe Donnelly (IN-02) and Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-03) as part of its $1.5 million voter education effort, which includes this 23-city “Votes Have Consequences” bus tour. During the health care battle, the SBA List spent over $3 million in the fight to keep taxpayer-funded abortion out of the health care bill. SBA List has committed another $1.5 million to defeat “pro-life” Democrats who voted for the bill. The first two victories of this effort were Rep. Bart Stupak’s (MI-01) resignation in April and Rep. Alan Mollohan’s (WV-01) primary election defeat in May.

The Susan B. Anthony List is a nationwide network of Americans, over 280,000 residing in all 50 states, dedicated to mobilizing, advancing, and representing pro-life women in politics. Its connected Candidate Fund increases the percentage of pro-life women in the political process.

For further information, please contact Kerry Brown at 703-470-1926 or kbrown@sba-list.org.

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