Dinner Highlights - 2010

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Congressman J. Randy Forbes
United States Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) delivers the keynote address at the 8th Annual Religious Liberty Dinner at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., April 13. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Congressman J. Randy Forbes
United States Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) delivers the keynote address at the 8th Annual Religious Liberty Dinner at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., April 13. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Congressman Trent Franks and Lincoln Steed
U.S. Congressman Trent Franks, right, represents Arizona's 2nd district. A Republican, he delivered the keynote address for the event in 2008. Organizers alternate Democratic and Republican speakers every other year. At left is Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Paul Monteiro
Paul Monteiro is a religious liaison for the White House's Office of Public Engagement. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Richard Land and Peter Kovach
Richard Land, left, of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission for the Southern Baptist Convention with Peter Kovach of the Office of International Religious Freedom for the U.S. State Department. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Brent McBurney and John Langlois
Brent McBurney, right, is director of Legal Aid Ministries for the Christian Legal Society. Here he speaks with John Langlois, chairman of the Religious Liberty Commission of the World Evangelical Fellowship. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Winston Thompson and Bert Beach
Winston Thompson, left, is the Fijian Ambassador to the United States. At right, Bert Beach, former Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Director for the Seventh-day Adventist Church. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Barry Bussey and Congressman Roscoe Bartlett
Barry Bussey, left, director of Legislative Affairs for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, talks with Roscoe Bartlett, U.S. Congressman representing Maryland's 6th District. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Wilona Karimbadi
Wilona Karimabadi, a correspondent for the Global Faith and Freedom television show, was the emcee for the April 13 program. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Licinio Branco and Lincoln Steed
Licinio Branco, left, is the First Secretary for the Timor-Leste Embassy in Washington, D.C. He's joined by Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Edgars Trumkalns and John Graz
Edgars Trumkalns, right, serves as the First Secretary for the Embassy of Latvia. At left is John Graz, Secretary-General of the International Religious Liberty Association. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Amjad Chaudhry and Scott Mackey
Amjad Chaudhry, left, of the Ahamdiyya Muslim Community in Silver Spring, Maryland, is joined by Scott Mackey, a public policy assistant for Internews Network in Washington, D.C. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Samuel Ericsson and John Graz
Samuel Ericsson, left, president of Advocates International received the this year's International Award from the International Religious Liberty Association. Joining him is IRLA Secretary-General John Graz. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Dave Hunt
Dave Hunt, Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives, speaking after receiving the IRLA's National Award. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Gregory Hamilton and James Standish
Gregory Hamilton, left, was awarded the A.T. Jones Medal for his work as president of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association. He was presented the award by James Standish, United Nations liaison for the Seventh-day Adventist Church. [photo: Ansel Oliver]

Congressman J. Randy Forbes
More than 200 religious liberty proponents listen to Congressman J. Randy Forbes deliver the keynote address at the 2010 Religious Liberty Dinner. The annual event draws religious freedom proponents, including lawmakers, ambassadors and government officials. [photo: Ansel Oliver]