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2011-02-02 17:35:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council condemned today's failed vote in the U.S. Senate to repeal the 2010 so-called "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) A Quinnipiac University poll released last year found that more than two thirds of Americans (67 percent) oppose government funding of abortion as part of health care reform. According to a recent Gallup/USA Today survey, only 13...

2011-01-21 15:41:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council is demanding answers, increased oversight and legislative action in the wake of the arrest of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, a Philadelphia abortionist charged with eight counts of murder, including a patient and seven newborn infants. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council President Tony Perkins made the following comments: "Dr. Kermit Gosnell's grisly practice of killing...

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....

2010-11-05 12:32:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council today released an analysis of the military's survey regarding the effects of allowing homosexuals to serve openly in the Armed Forces showing that the military's survey is deeply flawed, according to FRC President and Marine Corps veteran Tony Perkins. FRC found that the military member survey ignores important questions and fails to ask the central question of whether the current ban on open homosexuality should...

2010-10-20 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET, Family Research Council Action and Liberty Central will co-host a live one hour webcast called "The Taxman Cometh: Stopping the Obama Tax Hikes." Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council Action and Ginni Thomas of Liberty Central will be joined by Rep. Tom Price, Bishop Harry Jackson, and others to discuss how the looming massive tax increases will impact American families and how voters can mobilize to stop...

2010-10-12 17:16:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins responded to today's decision by U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips that the military must stop enforcing the law on open homosexuality in the Armed Services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Perkins released the following statement: "Judge Phillips is playing politics with our national defense. Once...

2010-09-21 14:24:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins today praised Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and those senators who voted to stop the Senate Defense Authorization bill by voting against the motion to proceed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Of the vote Perkins said: "This is a victory for the...

2010-08-24 16:07:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins today called on the Virginia Board of Health to adopt safer health standards for abortion clinics in light of Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's opinion yesterday that says the board has the authority to require hospital-type standards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) As a Louisiana state...

2010-06-11 16:19:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action PAC unveiled a new website, www.stopcharlie.com, and a state-wide radio ad campaign in response to Governor Charlie Crist's veto of commonsense ultrasound legislation. Governor Crist vetoed the proposed law which prescribes an ultrasound prior to every abortion. Women must be allowed to view the live ultrasound images, though they must also be informed that they have the right to decline to view them under the...

2010-06-03 12:55:00

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins today joined concerned religious and pro-family leaders for a tele-news conference condemning Viacom's Comedy Central station over its planned upcoming show, "JC." The show will be a situation comedy about God and his Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Perkins was joined by fellow members of the Citizens Against Religious Bigotry (CARB), a...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.