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2014-06-30 12:32:10

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) praised today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding religious liberty and protecting the conscience rights of family businesses who object to being forced to pay for the coverage of sterilizations, contraception and drugs that have the potential to destroy an unborn child. FRC President Tony Perkins learned of the ruling this morning as he met with the Hahn family, founders and owners of...

2014-06-25 12:21:59

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) and fellow members of the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition today delivered a petition with over 105,000 signatures to the U.S. Air Force Academy. The petition calls on the Air Force Academy to protect the First Amendment rights of cadets, after a recent incident in which a cadet was censored for writing a Bible verse on a white board outside of his dorm room....

2014-06-18 16:24:17

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faith Family Freedom Fund, a political action committee connected with Family Research Council Action, launched a radio ad buy on behalf of Chris McDaniel in the June 24 run-off election in Mississippi. The radio ad is running on news talk and Christian radio stations across Mississippi and will continue to run through June 24. The ad features FRC Action President Tony Perkins. In it he says: "Barack Obama promised he would...

2014-05-13 16:28:01

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arina Grossu, M.A., director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council (FRC), spoke today at a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), calling on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to bring the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" to a vote in the Senate. The bill would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization, since at...

2014-05-08 16:26:17

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) released the results of a commissioned national survey showing that 53 percent of likely voters "oppose the mandate requiring the coverage of preventive care services for women which includes all FDA approved contraceptives, including drugs that can destroy a human embryo, and sterilization services without a direct cost to the patient." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO The poll,...

2014-05-07 20:26:11

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Josh Duggar, executive director of Family Research Council Action (FRC Action), will speak at a rally for religious freedom on May 8 in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, where the court will hear oral arguments in Priests for Life v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The case involves Priests for Life's objection to the HHS mandate requiring them to cover drugs that can act as abortaficients,...

2014-04-09 16:21:57

Group calls for answers about Air Force Academy religious liberty abuses WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) and members of the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition (RMRFC) have written a letter to Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, asking about a recent incident in which a Bible verse was removed from a white board. This was done despite official academy policy, which permits the use of...

2014-03-27 20:21:54

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arina Grossu, director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council, released the following statement commending the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals for upholding the new Texas law that raises health standards for abortion clinics and restricts abortion in most cases to the first 20 weeks of pregnancy: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO "This ruling is a victory for women's health and human...

2014-03-25 16:25:40

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cathy Ruse, Family Research Council's Senior Fellow for Legal Studies, a member of the Supreme Court bar, attended today's Supreme Court oral arguments in two cases challenging the HHS mandate: Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius. Both of these family businesses face the choice of either violating their moral beliefs and providing coverage for their employees of drugs that can destroy human embryos or...

2014-03-17 12:20:43

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Testifying before the House Armed Services Committee on Friday, the Air Force Chief of Staff, General Mark Welsh, dismissed the concern over the growing violations of religious freedom in the Air Force as a "perception." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO U.S. Reps. John Fleming (R-LA), Doug Lamborn (R-CO), Michael Turner (R-OH), Mike McIyntire (D-NC), Randy Forbes (R-VA) and Michael Conaway (R-TX) all...


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