Ken Blackwell, one of America’s leading conservative voices, is the author of Rebuilding America and is currently a senior fellow with the Family Research Council and the American Civil Rights Union. He has served as Ohio’s state treasurer and secretary of state, mayor of Cincinnati, undersecretary at the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, and United States ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Commission. Cochair of the Republican National Committee’s Redistricting Committee, he is on the board of directors of the National Rifle Association, the Club for Growth, the National Taxpayers Union, and the Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs. Blackwell is a contributing editor for Townhall.com, and his columns have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, New York Post, American Spectator, American Thinker, and World Magazine, as well as on NationalReview.com and FoxNews.com. He and his wife live in Cincinnati, Ohio.