Rick Santorum's in Town for a Black-Tie Anti-Abortion Gala (of Course)
There's really only one type of event in which former Senator/failed GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum would be the keynote speaker -- an anti-abortion gala.
Santorum's slated to be at the Phoenix Convention Center tonight for the annual Arizona Right to Life benefit gala, cocktail attire required.
Arizona Right to Life has seem heavy influence in the state, and has a pretty big presence, like the "choose life" license plates and the "Pregnant? Need Help?" billboards. In short, they're really concerned about how ladies use their lady-parts.
"Our great state is gaining exciting momentum in its effort to protect the unborn," the event flyer says. "With the strongest pro-life legislature in Arizona history, with a Governor and County Attorney who have worked tirelessly to advance the pro-life cause, and with our pain-based abortion ban now under appeal before the 9th Circuit, we are positioned like never before to pioneer the pro-life trail.
It looks like most of the big-name Arizona Republicans are going to be there, including all five of the state's GOP members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Some state- and county-level players will be there too, including the aforementioned Maricopa County Attorney, Bill Montgomery.
Looking through the list of duties for the county's top prosecutor, it looks like they still haven't added religious activism to the list.
Our real question is, though, what kind of food is supposed to be served at an anti-abortion event that showcases Santorum?
The event flyer and list of usual suspects can be found here.
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