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Values Voter Summit

Comedy Central Classic Targeted By Christian Conservative At Values Voter Summit

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.18.2012 | Religion

Where is the federal investigation into "South Park?" That was the question posed this weekend during the Values Voter Summit's panel on “Religious ...

WATCH: Rick Santorum: 'Smart People' Will Never Be On Our Side

Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum, the former presidential candidate, had a message for attendees of the Values Voter Summit on Saturday. "We will never have the media...

Elise Foley

Time To Move On From Todd Akin Controversy, Social Conservatives Say | Elise Foley | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It has been a little less than a month since Senate candidate and Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) was condemned by his party for saying women can...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Social Conservatives Embrace Romney For 'No Apologies' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Social conservatives on Friday wholeheartedly embraced Mitt Romney’s "no apologies" response to the attacks on U.S. diplomatic mission...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Bryan Fischer: 'If Barack Obama Wins This Election, The Republican Party As We Know It Is Finished' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bryan Fischer, of the American Family Association, a conservative Christian group, slammed Mitt Romney on Friday for running a “lacklu...

Romney to Women: Stop Worrying About Your Bodies and Just Trust Me!

Marge Baker | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Marge Baker

Yes, the economy and jobs are hugely important issues in this election. So is foreign policy, which one Romney advisor dismissed this week as a "shiny object." But so are the personal attacks that Romney and his allies are lobbing at women.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Bachmann: Embassy Attacks Have Exposed Obama's 'Supposedly Genius Foreign Policy' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) slammed President Barack Obama and his administration on Friday for pursuing a foreign policy of what she called “ap...

The GOP's New Fireable Offense: Talking About the Party's Platform

Michael Keegan | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

If Akin's example is any guide, straying from right-wing orthodoxy in today's Republican party is less of a crime than simply calling attention to it.

Putting A Halt To The Religious Right's Anti-Gay Rhetoric

Joseph Ward III | Posted 12.21.2011 | Religion
Joseph Ward III

America's values are clear. Why then does the religious right continue to dominate the national conversation? It is time for us to put this nonsense to rest.

Rewriting The U.S. Constitution To Honor The Founding Fathers

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.20.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Bryan Fischer spoke to thunderous applause at the recent Values Voter Summit. That he was so well received should frighten those of us who care about liberty and justice in America.

Values Voter Summit Turns to Free-Range Gay Bashing and Hypocrisy

Alvin McEwen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alvin McEwen

Thanks to this past weekend's Values Voter Summit, I am learning that I am not an ordinary gay American. Apparently I am Darth Vader.

Social Conservatives Gather for the Values Voter Summit in D.C. (Photo Essay)

Jeff Malet | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Jeff Malet

Gay marriage, abortion, religion and the upcoming presidential election dominated the discussion at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. on October 7-8, 2011.

The Values Voter Summit and the Idolatry of 'Family Values'

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

The real sin at the Values Voter Summit was not homosexuality or transgender identity but the idolatry of so-called "family values." Speakers exhibited a remarkable disregard for what the Bible and Christian theology actually say about marriage and family values.

Values Voter Summit 2011 & America in 2013

Peter Montgomery | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Peter Montgomery

Two days of speeches from presidential candidates, congressional leaders, and Religious Right activists painted a clear picture of where they'll try to take the country if they are successful in their 2012 electoral goals.

Sara Kenigsberg

WATCH: Conservative Values Voters Sound Off On Occupy Wall Street | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A reckless, selfish mob is on the loose in southern Manhattan, its values out of step with ordinary Americans and cleaved from the princ...

Ron Paul Wins Big Conservative Straw Poll

Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Texas Congressman Ron Paul has been declared the winner of the 2011 Values Voter Summit Straw Poll, garnering 37 percent of the vote. Herman Cain f...

Ron Paul Wins Values Voter Straw Poll

Slate | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Ron Paul won the presidential straw poll at the 2011 Values Voter Summit, a comeback of sorts, and return to the usual pattern of highly-organized con...

Herman Cain Responds To Perry-Backer Calling Mormonism 'A Cult'

Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain was warmly received Friday at the conservative Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., and he refused to engag...

Values Voter Summit -- Or Anti-LGBT Hate Fest?

Mark Potok | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

Starting today, a number of prominent public figures will be attending and speaking at the Values Voter Summit, an annual gathering of socially conservative activists in Washington. But just what kind of values are they promoting?

Dear Mitt Romney: Prove Us Wrong

Michael Keegan | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

I and others have often criticized you for abandoning your principles when it is politically convenient, but I hope in this instance you will prove us wrong. Bryan Fischer deserves to be a marginalized figure, not a celebrity embraced by the mainstream GOP.

Amanda Terkel

Religious Right Group Underwhelmed By 'Pledge To America' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The religious right offered a hesitant embrace of the Republican Party's new "Pledge to America," with several groups saying they are happy the GOP in...

Amanda Terkel

Christine O'Donnell Energizes Religious Right Crowd | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The most anticipated speaker at the 2010 Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. was newly chosen Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell, who...

Amanda Terkel

A Rift In The Tea Party Movement | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: In an afternoon session, former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum also stressed that social issues need to be pushed along with economic ones...

Amanda Terkel

'Values Voter Summit' Will Likely Be Missing Jewish Voters | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thousands of conservatives will be coming to Washington, D.C. this week for one of the biggest religious right conferences of the year: the annual Val...

Sen. Tom Coburn's Chief of Staff: ‘All Pornography is Homosexual Pornography'

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the final events of the Values Voter Summit was a Saturday breakout session on "the new masculinity," a wide-ranging topic that one speaker use...