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Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., founder and president of the Ruth Institute, announced: “The Values Voter Summit (October 11-13 in Washington, D.C.) is the most important annual gathering of pro-family leaders and activists. This year, the Ruth Institute will be one of more than 50 organizations exhibiting at the Summit, which in the past has drawn more than 3,000 participants.”
“We’ll be bringing our newly-launched petition to Make the Family Great Again. President Trump campaigned on the promise to Make America Great Again. But only strengthening the family can help him fulfill that promise.”
Past speakers at the Summit have included: President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, House Minority Leader Steve Scalise, Col. Oliver North (ret.) and Dr. Bill Bennett. Find this year’s speakers here.
Original signers of the petition include more than 40 leaders from over a dozen countries.
Secretary of State Pompeo established a Commission on Unalienable Rights to advise his department in its dealings with foreign governments and international bodies, chaired by pro-life Harvard Law Professor and former Ambassador to the Holy See Mary Ann Glendon.
The Petition urges the Commission and the State Department to make these fundamental principles the basis for articulating unalienable rights:
In the context of international relations, the petition calls on the Commission to work for recognition of:
“We’re excited to take part in the Family Values Renaissance under President Trump at the Values Voter Summit. We believe our petition to Make the Family Great Again will be an important part of that process,” Morse said.
The Ruth Institute is a global interfaith non-profit organization equipping Christians to defend the family and build a civilization of love.
Dr. Morse is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Morse, email firstname.lastname@example.org.