Getting the right people elected, and defeating those who support abortion, is only half the battle. Legislation has to be drafted, argued, debated, amended and finally voted on. To make sure we win the battle of the “Hill” as well as the battle of the ballot box, the SBA List has assembled a Government Affairs Team to fight for human life in Washington.
When Americans hear the word “lobbyist” the image they dredge up is a of a corpulent cigar-smoking, spats-wearing knock off of the top hat-wearing “millionaire” in the Monopoly board game, standing outside the door to the House Chamber handing out hundred dollar bills to passing rows of jelly-spined Congressmen.
There was some truth to that image once, but today’s lobbying is more sophisticated, more nuanced and much more complicated. Now information is power. Government affairs means helping to draft legislative language, assisting with issues research, coalition building, and, yes, letting our representatives know the concerns of their constituents.
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfield famously asserted that you go to war with the army you have. We are lucky that in the war for unborn children, the SBA List “army” is composed of the highest quality pro-life government affairs team in Washington.
Driven by a strong desire to win the battle to save human lives, SBA List Government Affairs Team is the thin edge of the spear in the life movement’s fight on Capitol Hill.
I hope you enjoyed meeting our Government Affairs team. I am so glad to be able to work alongside them - and YOU - as we fight together for the right to life of precious unborn babies.
Director of Communications
Susan B. Anthony List
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