Seeking to reactivate its political arm, M4L wooed Family Research Council Vice President Tom McClusky, pictured left, earlier this month to head its (c)4 division. His vision?
“I’m basically heading a 40-year-old brand new organization,” Tom told me, since the (c)4 has not been active for a number of years. “But I’m not looking to replace any other organization out there, because it would be impossible.”
So Tom wants to create citizen lobbyists – getting young people to call their legislators. “Currently neither Senate nor House leadership whips on pro-life issues doesn’t whip on pro-life votes, but that is going to change,” Tom promised. Tom wants to keep marchers engaged..
As for the M4L itself, leaders are focusing on outreach to Evangelicals, “because we know the event is mostly Catholic, but most of America isn’t,” said Jeanne. To that end M4L has hired Bethany Goodman, a member of McLean Bible Church, and has also formed an Evangelical task force.
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