Perkins To Be Honored For His Anti-Choice Efforts

It’s not quite the Nobel Peace Prize, but Tony Perkins is getting an award too:

The National Pro-Life Religious Council (NPRC) announced today the recipient of its annual Pro-life Recognition Award. This award is bestowed each year upon a leader who has made a significant difference in the effort to restore protection to unborn children. This year’s recipient is Mr. Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council.

Rev. Frank Pavone, President of the NPRC, praised the work and example of Mr. Perkins: “Tony has an incredible record of uniting Christians of all denominations in legislative efforts that protect the rights of unborn children. We are particularly grateful for the pioneering way he has inspired and empowered pastors to join in this cause.”

The pro-life award will be presented at the annual National Memorial for the Preborn, to be held on Capitol Hill on the morning of Friday, January 22, 2010, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.