Congressman Ted Poe will be a featured speaker at the Minnesota Hope Chapter of Parents of Murdered Childrens 8th Annual Victims Rights Brunch. He will speak about his innovative sentences as a former felony court judge and the work he does in Congress on behalf of victims. Parents Of Murdered Children, Inc. is a self-help support organization for families and friends who have lost a loved one to violence.

Congressman Poe, a lifelong advocate for victims has twice spearheaded the effort to save Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding and was instrumental in the creation of the Child Safety Act of 2005 which incorporated his Child Predator bill. Congressman Poe also co-founded and co-chairs the Congressional Victims Rights Caucus. Poe has over 22 years experience dealing with criminal cases as a felony court judge and a prosecutor and is a leading authority on crime, justice, and childrens issues.

WHEN: Sunday April 23, 2006
12:30--speech

WHERE: Airport Hilton
3800 E 80th Street
Bloomington MN 55425

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