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2010-09-09 22:31:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President and Marine veteran Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to today's decision by a California federal judge overturning the law on open homosexuality in the military, most commonly referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) "It is hard to believe that a District Court...

2010-05-27 21:38:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor tonight in support of an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act that calls for a repeal of the discriminatory Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy. The amendment passed in the House by a vote of 234 to 194. The vote on this policy comes after the first Harvey Milk Day in California and before the celebration of Memorial Day on Monday. Below are the Speaker's remarks. "Madam Speaker, this weekend on Memorial...

2010-05-27 14:58:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the House prepares to vote on the Murphy Amendment to repeal the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" military service policy as part of the National Defense Authorization Act, Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) releases the following letter that he has sent to colleagues in the House of Representatives applauding sponsor Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-PA) and urging all Members to vote for the Amendment. May 27, 2010 Dear Colleague: Today as we...

2010-05-26 10:57:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following news conference was announced today by the Family Research Council: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council news conference call to discuss new research that demonstrates how overturning "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" will increase sexual tension and even sexual assault in the WHAT: military. Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at...

2010-05-25 18:46:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, FRC Action, the legislative action arm of Family Research Council, released the results of a commissioned national survey showing that the American people by a 3 to 1 overwhelming majority say that military leaders should make the decision on whether or not homosexuals should serve openly in the military. The scientific survey by Zogby International asked the following question of likely voters: "As it pertains to homosexuals openly...

2010-05-21 15:37:00

"Preemptive Repeal ... Puts Liberal Social Agenda Ahead of National Security," Says Senator on FRC's Washington Watch Weekly Radio WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins interviewed Senator John McCain (R-AZ) yesterday on Washington Watch Weekly, Family Research Council's weekly syndicated half-hour radio show. Perkins spoke with the retired naval pilot and American war hero regarding President Obama's efforts to force open...

2010-05-19 12:34:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In letters to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader John Boehner, the head of the nation's largest wartime veterans organization stated his group's opposition to repealing the military's 'don't ask, don't tell' (DADT) policy. "We feel strongly that the current policy has served the U.S. military well for 17 years and it would not be wise to make a major cultural change in the middle of two wars," The American Legion National...

2010-04-27 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President and Marine veteran Tony Perkins will join Alliance Defense Fund Senior Counsel Jordan Lorence at a news conference Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The event will announce the release of a letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, signed by more than 40 retired military chaplains. The letter addresses the chaplains' religious liberty concerns with the proposal to overturn the...

2010-03-05 16:19:00

WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) International President Patricia Friend issued the following statement today supporting the Military Readiness Enhancement Act that was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. The bills, H.R. 1283 and S. 3065, would repeal the discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" military practice. "For over 30 years AFA-CWA has been leading the fight to end workplace...

2010-02-25 15:14:00

In the news release, Gay Soldier Killed in Action in Afghanistan, issued 24-Feb-2010 by Michael D. Palm Center over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the headline should read "Gay Soldier Killed in Action in Iraq" rather than "Gay Soldier Killed in Action in Afghanistan" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Gay Soldier Killed in Action in Iraq SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Jim Moran...


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