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2011-08-01 11:42:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) expressed strong opposition to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Obama administration's mandate that health care plans cover contraceptives with no cost-sharing to the patient. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) The 2010 health care law, commonly known as "Obamacare," requires coverage of preventive services for women to be covered with no cost to the...

2011-07-28 15:46:00

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faith Family Freedom Fund, a political action committee associated with Family Research Council Action, launched a radio ad campaign today on multiple stations in the district of U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH-8) and the state of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), countering an ad campaign by Sojourners opposing necessary cuts to government spending. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO)...

2011-07-21 07:20:00

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The controversy over whether it's possible to "pray the gay away" has once again hit the headlines with the recent reports about Michele Bachmann's husband, whose Christian therapy clinic has been caught by undercover media suggesting "reparative therapy" to reverse homosexuality. While the drama might not bode well for Bachmann as she vies for the presidency, it presents an ideal window for Rizi Timane Ministries (http://www.rizigospel.org) to...

2011-07-07 12:21:00

INDIANAPOLIS, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization is calling on the Justice Department to appeal yesterday's ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which requires the U.S. military to allow gays to serve openly - thus ending the "don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) policy, which has been in effect for 18 years. "Micro-managing military policies by judicial fiat ignores the authority of our military leadership and circumvents the...

2011-07-06 18:08:00

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President and Marine Corps veteran Tony Perkins issued the following statement in response to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision today halting enforcement of the 1993 law against homosexuality in the armed forces (usually referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "The court has wrongly and irresponsibly usurped the role of Congress, the President...

2011-05-25 12:27:00

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Family Research Council: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) WHAT: News conference to discuss amendments to the Defense Authorization Act that will protect religious freedom in the military while reinforcing federal law that defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Speakers will also encourage support for an amendment to strengthen the voice of military...

2011-05-13 13:32:00

NEW YORK, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and the Ad Council joined the National Basketball Association (NBA) to debut a series of public service advertisements (PSA) featuring Phoenix Suns stars Grant Hill and Jared Dudley designed to address the use of anti-gay language among teens. The campaign includes new television, radio, print and Web ads and the TV spot will launch this Sunday during the NBA Conference Finals on ABC, TNT, and...

2011-05-04 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FRC Action, the lobbying arm of Family Research Council, praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing today H.R. 3, "The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act." FRC Action also commended U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Dan Lipinski (D-IL), who authored the bill that would codify and make permanent the Hyde Amendment across the federal government. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) FRC Action's Super...

2011-04-19 18:05:00

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to efforts by the Prop 8 Proponents to conceal video of the Prop 8 trial from the public, the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) called for the full and unedited release of the Perry v. Schwarzenegger public trial footage. AFER, the City and County of San Francisco, and Media Coalition members including The LA Times, CNN, The NY Times, FOX News, NBC News, and The Associated Press each filed briefs urging the court to...

2011-04-15 14:33:00

NEW YORK, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and the Ad Council are working with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to unveil a new public service advertisement (PSA) in May in an effort to address the use of anti-gay language among teens. The PSA features Phoenix Suns players Grant Hill and Jared Dudley and is an extension of the award-winning Think Before You Speak campaign and GLSEN's "Changing the Game" initiative. Grant and...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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