Crenshaw’s two-day conference was marketed to teenagers and young adults through their mid-20s, and featured many of normal GOP talking points from Abbott, longtime conservative radio commentator Dennis Prager, National Review Editor Rich Lowry and Babylon Bee CEO Seth Dillon, among others.

“I’m pro-life — I believe that life begins at conception,” said Ryan DeLong, 24. “But there are a lot of people who don’t have the same religion or morals as me. … I’d like to see the country come together. I’m a Republican, but I’m for the country first.”