Former congressman Jason Chaffetz will be the keynote speaker at the Vitae Foundation’s Annual Kansas City Pro-Life Event on Wednesday, September 16, at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel, 6100 College Blvd., in Overland Park. The dinner event will begin at 7 p.m.
“I believe all human life is sacred,” Chaffetz said. He supports overturning Roe v. Wade, and he co-sponsored the Human Life Act and blocking federal funding to Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the country.
Vitae Foundation is a national non-profit organization which uses digital media campaigns to reach women facing unplanned pregnancies. Vitae uses Right Brain research and messaging to promote a culture of life. Vitae’s presence in the Kansas City media market this last year included Meet Life efforts, Google Ads (paid Google search), website development and search engine optimization. Vitae ads run on KMBZ-FM and the Missouri Tiger Network during MU football games.
Elected to Congress in 2008, Jason Chaffetz rose to Chairman of the powerful House Oversight & Government Reform Committee—only the fifth time in 100 years a three-term representative ascended to such a position. He left Congress in 2017 and is a Contributor on Fox News Networks and a Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School, Institute of Politics. Before he served Utah’s 3rd Congressional District, Chaffetz was Chief of Staff to the Governor of Utah, a businessman in his community for 16 years and a former placekicker on the Brigham Young University football team.
“When Trey Gowdy said we needed to get Jason Chaffetz to come to Kansas City, we got right on it! We knew his pro-life record in Congress spoke for itself. He never blinks or hesitates when it comes to standing up for women and their unborn babies,” Market Director Eddie Mulholland said. “We can’t wait for our supporters to experience his wit, wisdom and compassion for the mission of Vitae’s important work.”
The event raises funds to promote a culture of life and to help educate women facing unplanned pregnancies about resources available which can assist them in making a life-affirming decision. Vitae’s Right Brain research and messaging fuels the digital strategies that help Pregnancy Help Centers reach abortion-determined women.
Registration is $100 ($50 is tax deductible) and can be made online at VitaeFoundation.org/events or by calling 573-634-4316. There will be social distancing steps taken to keep everyone safe. There is also a $25 livestream option available. Please see Vitae’s website for more details.