Sen. Marco Rubio Speaks on Family Values
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) delivered a policy address on the nation’s values at The Catholic University of America on July 23. Titled “Strong Values for a Strong America,” the senator’s speech was delivered in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center and was co-sponsored by Catholic University’s Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR) and the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. Sen. Rubio’s address was followed by a panel discussion of analysts and scholars who analyzed the topic and the senator’s remarks from different perspectives. Moderated by Stephen Schneck, director of IPR, the panel included Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention; Penny Nance, president of Concerned Women for America; Richard V. Reeves, a fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution; Brad Wilcox, director of the National Marriage Project; and Sister Ann Patrick Conrad, associate professor of social work at CUA.