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2011-08-12 16:33:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) supported today's ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit striking down the core provision of President Obama's healthcare law, the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. That provision, known as the "individual mandate," would compel all Americans to buy health insurance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) FRC disagreed, however, with the Court's...

2011-08-11 16:05:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins will attend tonight's GOP primary debate in Ames, Iowa. He will have media availability both before and after the debate which will take place at CY Stephens Auditorium at Iowa State University. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) FRC Action's Faith Family Freedom Fund is on its third day of the "Values Voter Bus Tour" that will cover 1,305 miles with events...

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...

2011-05-10 18:30:00

Gov. Daniels Misses Opportunity to Show Connection Between Social and Fiscal Issues WASHINGTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels signed the nation's first state law that removes taxpayer dollars from entities that promote abortion: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "This law is a tremendous victory for the pro-life movement and for...

2011-04-07 13:34:00

"The President's threat to veto troop funding is inexcusable," says FRC Action's Tony Perkins WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) vowed today to strip language that protects all taxpayers from paying for abortions in the District of Columbia from the most recent temporary continuing resolution, which also funds the U.S. military for the rest of the year. FRC Action, the legislative affiliate of the Family Research Council, has...

2011-03-31 11:17:00

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council is strongly urging the U.S. Department of Justice to immediately seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a telecommunications decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. That July 2010 opinion struck down the FCC's indecency regulations holding they were unconstitutionally vague. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) This week an FCC source told Broadcasting & Cable, a...

2011-03-15 15:14:00

CR Continues Taxpayer Funding of Abortions in D.C., Subsidizes Abortion Giant Planned Parenthood WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins praised U.S. Reps. Mike Pence (R-IN), Jim Jordan (R-OH), Jean Schmidt (R-OH), Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) and 50 of their conservative colleagues, for voting against today's three-week Continuing Resolution (CR). The CR fails to cut federal funding for scandal-plagued Planned Parenthood and...


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