Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Annual National Right to Life Convention Returns to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

'We Are Making a Difference' -- 

PITTSBURGH, June 16 /Christian Newswire/ -- National Right to Life returns Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for the first time since 2002, to hold its annual Convention, June 24-26, at Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport. 

Every summer pro-life individuals from all over the country gather together at the National Right to Life convention to exchange ideas, share information and join together in the common goal of ensuring protection for all innocent human life. 

This year's convention is hosted by National Right to Life's Pennsylvania affiliate, the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation and offers over 60 workshops and general sessions featuring expert speakers who will address the broad spectrum of pro-life issues. 

Guest speakers at this year's convention include NRLC President Wanda Franz, Ph.D.; House Republican Leader Congressman John Boehner of Ohio; Population Research Institute director Steven Mosher; author Angela Franks, Ph.D.; activists Mark & LaRee Pickup; ethicist Steven Zelinksi, M.D., J.D.; recording artist Jaime Thietten, and author and FOX News Channel contributor Rev. Msgr. James Lisante. 

2010 also marks the 25th annual National Teens for Life (NTL) convention, which will be held in conjunction with NRLC 2010. The NTL Convention features workshops and general sessions geared specifically toward young people. 2010 American Idol contestant Maddy Curtis and acclaimed photojournalist Michael Clancy will address the annual NTL Convention. 

Reporters MUST have credentials in order to attend the convention. To register for credentials, please complete the 
media registration form here or call Jessica Rodgers in the NRLC Communications Department at (202) 626-8825. An informal breakfast briefing will be held for reporters at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 24th. Please note when you complete the form, or when you call, if you will be attending the breakfast briefing. 

The National Right to Life Committee is the nation's largest pro-life group with affiliates in all 50 states and over 3,000 local chapters nationwide.