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Do gays contribute to the conservative movement?

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Do gays contribute to the conservative movement?

Time: February 17, 2010 from 12pm to 2pm
Location: Cato Institute, FA Hayek Auditorium
Street: 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW
City/Town: Washington
Website or Map: http://www.cato.org
Phone: 202-789-5229
Event Type: panel, discussion, lunch
Organized By: Bruce
Latest Activity: Feb 16, 2010

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Event Description

Is There a Place for Gay People in Conservatism and Conservative Politics?

Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Noon (Luncheon to Follow)

Featuring Nick Herbert, MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Conservative Party, United Kingdom; Andrew Sullivan, The Daily Dish Blog, The Atlantic; and Maggie Gallagher, President, National Organization for Marriage.

The Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

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Under the leadership of David Cameron, Britain's Conservative Party has jettisoned much of its former opposition to gay rights. Cameron supported civil unions for gays and appointed a number of openly gay men to his shadow cabinet. Nick Herbert will explain the reasons for those changes and elaborate on the new Conservative social agenda. Will the United States follow the British example? Our distinguished panel will consider the future of gay people's participation in mainstream society and conservative politics on both sides of the Atlantic.

Cato events, unless otherwise noted, are free of charge. To register for this event, please fill out the form below and click submit or emailevents@cato.org, fax (202) 371-0841, or call (202) 789-5229 by noon, Tuesday, February 16, 2010

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