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2011-02-01 11:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help underwrite recent efforts to prevent suicides among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth, gay social network Fab.com is donating $1 to LGBT support organizations GLSEN and The Trevor Project for each new member who joins Fab.com in February. The donations will be made in partnership with the It Gets Better Project, the widely publicized anti-bullying video initiative addressed at sexual minority youth. Less than a year old, Fab...

2011-01-31 16:27:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council praised today's ruling by Federal Judge Roger Vinson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida that strikes down the entire health care law that President Obama signed into law in 2010, including the individual mandate. The law mandates that individuals purchase health insurance, and also funds abortion with federal tax dollars. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO)...

2011-01-20 12:38:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and pro-life leaders Abby Johnson, Lila Rose and Jill Stanek will speak at Family Research Council's Pro-Life Conference, or "ProLifeCon," the sixth annual premier gathering of pro-life online activists on the eve of the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) The event will be held at FRC headquarters at 801 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. Rep....

2010-12-17 13:35:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FRC Action PAC, the political action committee connected with FRC Action, the lobbying arm of the Family Research Council, announced today that it will endorse and fund conservative primary challengers to any U.S. Senator who votes to overturn "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" during the lame-duck session. FRC Action PAC President Connie Mackey made the following comments: "We are pledging today to endorse, and help fund, conservative primary...

2010-12-15 16:56:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support of legislation to repeal the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, which passed the House by a vote of 250 to 175. To watch the Speaker's floor speech, click here. Below are the Speaker's remarks. "I thank the gentlelady from California, [Susan Davis] the distinguished chair of the subcommittee on this important issue, for her leadership on ending discrimination...

2010-12-15 11:06:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion remains strongly opposed to a renewed and intensified Congressional effort to hastily repeal the Pentagon's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law during Congress's rapidly expiring lame duck session. The House is expecting to begin debate today on a stand-alone repeal of the military's ban on gay service members revealing their orientation. Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) and Rep. Patrick Murphy (PA) have been working on the...

2010-12-13 14:05:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Family Research Council applauds a federal judge in Virginia striking down parts of the newly enacted health care law that includes taxpayer funding of abortion, but adds that this decision doesn't go far enough. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council's Special Legal Counsel Ken Klukowski made the following comments: "We applaud Judge Hudson for striking down the individual mandate...

2010-12-13 15:17:00

**Media Advisory** WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10 a.m. ET, Family Research Council's Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) will release its first annual Index of Belonging and Rejection, which finds that less than 50 percent of American children have spent their childhood belonging in an intact family. This means a majority of American teenagers' parents have rejected each other, either through divorce, separation or...

2010-12-09 18:27:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement tonight after a vote to advance the Defense Authorization bill, which repeals the discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, failed in the Senate. "The failure of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal, as part of the Defense Authorization bill, on a procedural vote in the Senate is a serious disappointment to the many who have worked so hard to close the door on a fundamental...

2010-12-01 11:24:00

**Media Advisory** WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following update was released today by Family Research Council: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) WHAT: A news conference of organizational leaders and military experts in support of the current law on homosexuality in the military, commonly referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The news conference can also be watched live online at http://frc.org/dadtpress. The speakers will discuss...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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