Christian conservative group backs Black for governor

 

Press release from Diane Black campaign

Nashville, Tenn. — Family Research Council Action PAC has endorsed Diane Black for Governor. In the endorsement letter, FRC Action PAC Executive Vice President, Lt. General (Ret.) Jerry Boykin praised Black for her leadership on Capitol Hill and the strength she has shown fighting for Tennessee families.

“For Rep. Black’s dedication to the values of faith, family, and freedom, as well as her many votes to protect these values, she’s been a repeated recipient of FRC Action’s ‘True Blue’ award,” Boykin said. “She has a reputation as a leader who doesn’t merely give lip service to her values, but acts on them. Her record of staunch conservatism and her continual commitment to people above policy will undoubtedly serve the people of Tennessee well.”

“The work FRC does to preserve family values is unmatched and our nation is a better place because of their efforts,” Black said. “There are many issues Tennessee’s next governor will have to address, but the most important is that of protecting our Tennessee values because when our values are lost, it’s nearly impossible to get them back. I am honored that FRC will support me as governor to fight for what’s right.”

Diane has proven herself to be a fighter for conservative legislation since first running for office. In Congress, she has sponsored FRC-backed legislation to defund Planned Parenthood as well as the Balanced Budget Amendment and the No Budget, No Pay Act

“She has set out to break the political mold by holding fast to truth that’s often sacrificed on the altar of political correctness. FRC Action is confident that Rep. Diane Black will continue to be a principled advocate for strong family values and personal prosperity, and we are pleased to offer our endorsement of her candidacy for governor of the state of Tennessee,” Boykin added.

Note: The Tennessee Christian conservative version of FRC, Family Action Council of Tennessee, doesn’t make endorsements. But the group does a “voter guide” and posts on its website FACT President David Fowler’s interviews with some candidates answering questions on same-sex marriage, abortion and other topics. Black, Boyd, Lee and Kay White did the interviews and answered the questions. Harwell sent a video instead, with FACT did not post. Democratic candidates Karl Dean and Craig Fitzhugh did not participate.

The candidate interview videos, with transcriptions of the questions and answers, are available HERE. Black’s version is HERE.

9 Responses to Christian conservative group backs Black for governor

  • RBSanders says:

    BLACK: STANDARD MODE OF OPERATION
    PANDER to Comrades/Traitors Trump/Pence, et al: Guilt by association
    Wrap herself in the Flag – Doesn’t make you a patriot
    Wave her Bible: Doesn’t make you a Christian
    Tout an NRA endorsement : Means she’s bought & paid for
    Her move from one side of the track to the other.. the rich side was greatly funded by gov contracts after behbf a Member of Congress. Conflict or interest or law breaking ?!

  • RBSanders says:

    Moderate…The Bible says moderation in all thing
    Black like Sessions, etc evidently Read the PORPV- Prove our Republican Policy Verson of the Holy Bible

    • Linda says:

      So, RBS, who are you going to vote for? I was hoping the field would thin out some by now, but that doesn’t seem to be happening. Five candidates had a good debate here in Chattanooga, but Black did not come. Her statement implied that she was the frontrunner and didn’t need to debate.
      Some friends asked my advice about who to vote for at a luncheon I attended yesterday and I told them I was still pondering on it and I would get back to them in a few days.

  • Phil Lassiter says:

    Internal polling says Black losing and slipping every day. Missing too many votes in DC too. Bad planning by her. She would have been better than Boyd. Hold onto your rights, people.

  • Tommy Ray McAnally says:

    LOOKS LIKE BLACK IS SELLING HER SOUL AGAIN! WHATEVER It TAKES, I THINK I’VE GOTTA FOOLED AGAIN BLACK IS THINKING. I THINK She IS RIGHT. ANYBODY BUT JUDD MATHENY AND BETH HARWELL! HEY JOHN RAGAN I HAVEN!’t FORGOTTEN ABOUT YOU AND YOU BUNCH SCREWING THE VETERANS OF THE STATE TENNESSEE. REMEMBER THE VETERANS PREFERENCE PASSOVER LETTER? HB 2384!

  • Phil Lassiter says:

    Again, bankrupt Tommy, the bill you reference is a tourism bill. Get facts straight pls

  • john says:

    thanks

  • Jason Wallflower says:

    Diane Black’s poll numbers have COLLAPSED statewide. Bill Lee is eating into her support drastically. Going to be extremely hard for Diane Black to make up that lost ground in a month.

  • Silence Dogood says:

    Collapsed? Proof of this is POLLING? Go to YouTube and search for “reliability in polling”. And then search for “fake news polling”. Conservatives are NOT buying that polling crap anymore. Polling is for those with no core life principles.

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