February 28, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced a number of conservative leaders who will participate on a panel entitled “Respecting Families and the Rule of Law: A Lasting Immigration Policy” at CPAC 2013, the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference. America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists will be held Thursday, March 14 – Saturday, March 16, 2013. The panel will deliver their thoughts on immigration policy initiatives on Thursday, March 14th at 10:45 am.
“We are thrilled to welcome these leaders to the CPAC stage, as they discuss immigration policy reform and its impact on families and the rule of law,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “I am excited to hear what will no doubt be a lively discussion about a very important policy challenge. Each of these participants will add much value to the larger immigration debate in Congress and throughout the United States.”
Featured speakers who will introduce what their respective organizations are doing to promote the conservative movement and agenda include:
Dr. Whit Ayers, President, North Star Opinion Research
Dan Garza, Executive Director, The LIBRE Initiative
Helen Krieble, Founder and President, The Vernon K. Krieble Foundation
Jenny Korn, Executive Director, American Action Network
Moderator: Helen Aguirre Ferré, Host, “Zona Politica” on Univision Radio
CPAC will be held March 14-16, 2013 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, offering three days of blockbuster speeches, policy discussions and networking opportunities – all celebrating the shared principles of smaller government, a strong national defense and traditional American values. For additional information, visit our website at conservative.org/cpac/, on Facebook at facebook.com/CPACNews, or on Twitter at @CPACnews and #CPAC2013. Media registration (including bloggers) is now open. For those who plan to cover the event, please request credentials at http://cpac2013media.eventbrit
Please note that the schedule has been announced, is updated daily and available on our new CPAC 2013 website under “Program.”
Previously announced confirmed featured speakers include: U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann, former U.S. Representative Ann Marie Beurkle, U.S. Representative Diane Black, U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery Dr. Benjamin Carson, U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, former U.S. Representative Artur Davis, U.S. Representative Sean Duffy and Rachel Campos-Duffy, Heritage Foundation President-Elect Jim DeMint, Heritage Foundation President Dr. Edwin Feulner, ACU Board Member Carly Fiorina, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, NRA President and ACU Board Member David Keene, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre, U.S. Senator Mike Lee, Mayor of Saratoga Springs, UT Mia Love, former U.S. Representative Connie Mack, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, U.S. Representative Tom Price, Radio Host and Breitbart TV Editor in Chief Larry O’Connor, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, U.S. Senator Rand Paul, Texas Governor Rick Perry, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, U.S. Representative Steve Scalise, Eagle Forum Founder Phyllis Schlafly, U.S. Senator Tim Scott, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, former U.S. Representative Allen West, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.
Founded in 1964, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is the oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization in the nation. For almost fifty years, ACU has served as an umbrella organization harnessing the collective strength of conservative organizations fighting for Americans who are concerned with liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values, and strong national defense. ACU defines conservatism, grows conservatism, and wins for conservatism.
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