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2013-07-09 20:20:12

Congressmen, FRC, Allied Groups Hold Press Conference WASHINGTON, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC), a coalition of groups concerned about religious liberty, and Members of Congress participated in a Capitol Hill news conference earlier today urging support for Rep. John Fleming's (R-LA) military religious freedom amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act. Speakers included Reps. Fleming, Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) and Louie Gohmert...

2013-07-08 16:20:25

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TOMORROW, July 9, Family Research Council (FRC), a coalition of groups concerned about religious liberty, and Members of Congress, will participate in a Capitol Hill news conference urging support for Rep. John Fleming's (R-LA) military religious freedom amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act. The amendment protects the right of servicemembers to not only hold religious beliefs but to act on them and speak about them....

2013-06-18 20:21:31

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) praised the passage of U.S. Rep. Trent Franks' (R-AZ) Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1797) on the House floor today. Despite President Obama's veto threat, FRC calls on the Senate to pass legislation to stop the inhumane painful abortion of unborn children 20 weeks and older. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) FRC President Tony Perkins said of the vote: "I applaud...

2013-06-18 12:28:30

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday on his national radio show Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, Family Research Council Action (FRC Action) President Tony Perkins interviewed Josh Duggar of The Learning Channel (TLC) show "19 Kids and Counting," and announced that Josh will be joining FRC Action as its executive director. Commenting on the move, Perkins said: "Josh and his wife Anna have been an inspiration to millions of Americans who regularly tune in to see...

2013-06-17 12:25:47

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night Josh and Anna Duggar of The Learning Channel's (TLC) TV show "19 Kids and Counting" starred in a special TV episode "GrandDuggar Makes 3!" The episode announced the birth of Marcus, Josh and Anna's third child. On Monday evening at 5 p.m. ET, Josh will appear on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins to unveil details about his family's move to Washington D.C. later this month. (Logo:...

2013-06-06 16:20:52

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, on a 33-26 vote, the House Armed Services committee approved a religious freedom amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The amendment, authored by U.S. Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) protects the right of service members not only to hold religious beliefs but to act on them and freely practice those beliefs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) The committee adopted the amendment to...

2013-05-23 20:21:20

GRAPEVINE, Texas, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) expressed deep disappointment at the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for changing their long-standing position today on membership regarding open homosexuality within the Scouts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council President Tony Perkins made the following comments: "Sadly, the Boy Scouts' legacy of producing great leaders has become yet another casualty of...

2013-03-19 16:26:09

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins made the following comments in his daily email newsletter, The Washington Update, regarding the Republican National Committee's autopsy report released yesterday: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "It looks like Democrats won't need to spend a lot of money building a case against the GOP - because the Republican Party is doing it for them! In what the RNC is...

2013-03-15 16:23:34

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to Senator Rob Portman's reversal on the redefinition of marriage: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) "I commend Senator Portman for his unconditional love for his son. Regardless of a child's choices, the love of a parent can and should be a guiding beacon in the lives of their sons and daughters. Unconditional love,...

2013-03-05 12:28:29

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) will host a news conference at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee today, Tuesday, March 5. FRC President Tony Perkins and FRC Executive Vice President Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin will be joined by Janet Parshall, radio host for Moody Radio, Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr. of Hope Christian Church and Dr. Richard Land, president of the Ethics & Religious...