Social Conservatives to Kick-Off Michigan Bus Tour Supporting Rick Santorum for President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 22, 2012
Contact:
Mallory Quigley, (202) 223-8073

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Susan B. Anthony List Leads Effort to Elect Proven Leader

WASHINGTON, DCOn Thursday, February 23, 2012 the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) will launch a six-day bus tour and pro-life grassroots mobilization effort across the state of Michigan to support Rick Santorum’s presidential candidacy leading up to the Tuesday primary.  Joining the Susan B. Anthony List will be representatives from the Culture War Victory Fund, Catholic Vote, Campaign for Working Families and Let Freedom Ring, as well as local leaders from each city.  Tour stops and information is available at: http://www.sba-list.org/rickbus.

“Among the field of strong pro-life candidates in the GOP primary, Rick Santorum stands out as a proven leader.  None of the candidates have the record of consistent leadership that Rick Santorum has demonstrated on these key issues,” said Rep. Marilyn Musgrave, Project Director at SBA List.

WHO:

  • Marilyn Musgrave, Vice President of Government Affairs at SBA List and former Member of Congress from Colorado 
  • Maggie Gallagher, Director of Culture War Victory Fund and co-founder of the National Organization for Marriage
  • Brian Burch, Founder of Catholic Vote
  • Gary Bauer, President of Campaign for Working Families
  • Colin Hanna, Let Freedom Ring
  • Local Michigan leaders

WHAT:  Michigan social conservatives press tour and mobilization campaign

TOUR SCHEDULE (all times EST)

Thursday, February 23

Grand Rapids, 10:00am ET; Holiday Inn, 310 Pearl St. NW
Muskegon, 12:15pm ET; Convention & Visitors Bureau, 610 Western Ave.
Holland, 2:30pm ET; Centennial Park. 10th Street side near Gazebo
St. Joseph/Benton Harbor, 4:45pm ET; Lake Bluff Park, Intersection of Lake Blvd. & Market St.

Friday, February 24

Kalamazoo, 10:00am ET; TownePlace Suites, 5683 S. 9th St
Battle Creek, 12:00pm ET; Bob Evans, 5421 North Beckley Rd.
Lansing, 2:30pm ET; Outside State Capitol, Capitol Ave. and Michigan Ave.

Saturday, February 25

Jackson, 10:00am ET; Holiday Inn, 2696 Bob McClain Dr.
Hillsdale, 12:30pm ET; Hillsdale College (In front of Student Union)
Detroit, 6:00pm ET; TBD

Sunday, February 26

Flint, 4:00pm ET, Applebee’s; G-3129 Miller Road

Monday, February 27

Saginaw, 10:00am ET; Fairfield Inn, 5200 Fashion Square Boulevard
Midland, 12:00pm ET; Bob Evans, 7000 Eastman Ave.
Traverse City, 3:45pm ET; Holiday Inn, 615 East Front St.

Tuesday, February 28

Mount Pleasant, 1:00pm ET; Ponderosa Steakhouse, 1301 E. Pickard Rd.

 

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