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2011-10-04 09:24:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action (FRC Action) has confirmed that talk show hosts Glenn Beck and Laura Ingraham will speak at the Values Voter Summit this October 7-9 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Glenn Beck, host of the third highest rated radio program in America, "The Glenn Beck Program," formerly hosted one of the most successful television news shows on Fox News. A New York Times best-selling author for both fiction...

2011-09-30 15:52:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In comments filed today with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Family Research Council (FRC) expressed strong opposition to the HHS and Obama administration's "contraceptive mandate" which will force all health insurance plans to include abortifacient drugs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) This first roll-out of the 2010 healthcare law, commonly known as "Obamacare," requires...

2011-09-23 11:36:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins will participate in a National Press Club (NPC) Newsmakers news conference Tuesday, September 27, from 9-10 a.m. EDT to discuss "What Values Voters Want in a Presidential Candidate." He will also offer a preview of FRC Action's upcoming Values Voter Summit which will feature all of the major GOP presidential candidates and a straw poll of attendees. A Q/A will follow the...

2011-09-22 14:03:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the National Press Club: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Newsmaker: Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council TOPIC: "What Values Voters Want in a Presidential Candidate" DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 27 TIME: 9 a.m. ROOM: Murrow Room Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council (FRC), will talk about what "values voters" want in a presidential candidate....

2011-09-19 16:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) today urged the Pentagon to postpone allowing open homosexuality in the military, which is scheduled to begin tomorrow. FRC also called on Congress to hold hearings to determine whether the Obama administration exerted pressure on high ranking military officials in its rush to overturn the law, commonly referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO)...

2011-09-18 15:55:00

Some Anticipate a Non-Event While Others Expect Significant Problems LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," (DADT) predictions about the impact of the policy's demise diverge sharply. On one hand, according to Professor Aaron Belkin, the repeal of DADT will be a non-event. "What the research shows," he said, "is that operationally, repeal is no big deal. Sure, there will be isolated adjustment issues. But overall, the...

2011-09-16 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tuesday, September 20, will mark a civil rights milestone for the United States. By order of Congress, the 17-year ban on gay men and lesbians serving in the military -- commonly known as "don't ask, don't tell" -- will be overturned. But how did this historic change come about? And why did it take so long? In "How We Won: Progressive Lessons from the Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the second e-book from The Huffington Post,...

2011-09-14 16:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night's victory by pro-life and pro-family Republican candidate Bob Turner in New York's Ninth congressional district offers a lesson for legislators who believe they can abandon their constituents who support marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The seat was once held by now-U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and has not been held by a Republican since the 1920s. Family Research Council Action PAC (FRC Action PAC) Chairman...

2011-09-14 10:42:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action (FRC Action) has confirmed that GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain will speak at the Values Voter Summit this October 7-9 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Mr. Cain joins other Republican presidential candidates, including Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX), U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), at the annual gathering of pro-family...

2011-09-13 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Federal District Court Judge Christopher Conner in Harrisburg, PA, ruled that the individual mandate in President Obama's 2010 health care law is unconstitutional. He differed from other federal judges' rulings thus far in that while he did not strike down the entire law, he struck down two additional sections of the law that he deemed non-severable from the individual mandate. These sections make it illegal for insurance...