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‘Values Bus Tour’ rolls into Virginia

A national bus tour organized by two conservative groups swings into Virginia this week with a message of fiscal and moral responsibility.

The “Values Bus Tour” is billed as “bringing Americans around the nation together to voice support for fiscal responsibility, religious liberty, life and marriage,” according to an announcement from the Family Foundation of Virginia.

The Family Research Council and the Heritage Foundation have organized the bus tour, which comes to Pearisburg on Thursday, Harrisonburg and Woodstock on Friday, Roanoke and Lynchburg on Sunday, and Richmond on Tuesday.

Details about each stop are below.

Thursday, July 5


Rally at Giles High School (1825 Wenonah Ave)

7-9 p.m.

Pastor Shahn Wilburn of Riverview Baptist Church and experts from Family Research Council and the Heritage Foundation discuss religious freedom and how to save the American dream.

Friday, July 6


Lunch at the Wood Grill Buffet

Noon-1 p.m.

Reservations required; contact Suzanne Obenshain (


News conference at First Presbyterian Church on Court Square

2-2:45 p.m.


Rally at the Old Shenandoah County Courthouse

4-5:15 p.m.

Sunday, July 8


First Baptist Church of Roanoke

8 a.m.-noon


Heritage Baptist Church

5-8 p.m.

Tuesday, July 10


Conservative Coalition Meeting with Virginia Institute for Public Policy

901 E. Cary St.

10-11:45 am


Myth of the War on Women Press Conference

James Center, 901 E. Cary St.

12:15-1 p.m.

Laura Vozzella covers Virginia politics for The Washington Post.



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