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2013-09-30 16:25:45

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins expressed disappointment after learning that the House will drop religious liberty protections from the Continuing Resolution. The Blackburn amendment passed Sunday morning would have delayed all of Obamacare for one year and added conscience protections. The House will now amend the CR with a delay of the individual mandate and a provision barring federal contributions to...

2013-09-27 16:23:35

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) today expressed strong opposition to the U.S. Senate's failure to approve a continuing resolution that would ensure that the government is funded with a budget extension while defunding the abortion?funding and conscience?violating "Affordable Care Act." Of the vote, Tony Perkins, president of Family Research Council, said: "The U.S. Senate failed in its responsibility to save Americans from the pain...

2013-09-20 16:24:14

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) today praised Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a continuing resolution that would ensure that the government is funded with a budget extension while defunding the abortion-funding and conscience-violating 2010 Affordable Care Act. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Of the passage Tony Perkins, president of FRC, said: "House Republicans have acted...

2013-09-19 16:20:58

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee held confirmation hearings on President Obama's proposed Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Deborah Lee James, and his proposed Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Maj. Gen. Jessica Garfola Wright. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins, a Marine Corps veteran, praised members of the Committee...

2013-09-10 20:23:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) today announced its opposition to the House of Representatives' Rule as reported in the news that provides for a short-term Continuing Resolution to fund the government. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) FRC has been at the forefront of opposing Obamacare over what can only be described as a government takeover of healthcare. FRC rallied opposition to the taxpayer funding of...

2013-09-06 12:23:26

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This evening on his daily radio show, Washington Watch, Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins will address President Obama's proposed military action in Syria. Perkins, a Marine Corps veteran and former Louisiana legislator, will discuss whether he supports military action in Syria. Tonight's show will air live at 5:05 p.m. Eastern and can be accessed at www.TonyPerkins.com. (Logo:...

2013-08-01 16:30:53

Urges Congress to Defund Obamacare, Restore Religious Liberty WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Capitol Hill today, a coalition of organizations including the Family Research Council (FRC) held a news conference calling on Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) to add conscience protections to must-pass legislation and to defund Obamacare. In addition, a large coalition sent a letter to House leadership calling for...

2013-07-25 16:21:33

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins expressed serious concerns today after learning that the Air Force had censored a chaplain's inspirational website post, entitled "No Atheists in Foxholes: Chaplains Gave it All in World War II." The phrase, which President Eisenhower made famous in 1954, dates back to the Japanese attack at Corregidor during World War II. (Logo:...

2013-07-18 23:16:18

Award recognizes outstanding achievements for creating technology innovations within Silicon Valley. (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Smaato, the leading global mobile RTB ad exchange today announced that it has been selected as AlwaysOn Global 250 winner, being one of the most promising private companies in the global Internet-based sectors. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies industry and category leadership, and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt...

2013-07-18 12:27:48

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins praised Texas Gov. Rick Perry and the Texas legislature for a new state law that, among other things, will restrict abortion in most cases to the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Gov. Perry signed the bill into law this morning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Of the new law Perkins said: "Today we welcome Texas into the proud coalition of states moving to...