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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...

2011-02-24 15:22:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins today praised the Virginia State Senate for adopting safer health standards for abortion clinics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) As a Louisiana state representative, Perkins authored a law in 1999 that held abortion clinics to the same standards as other medical facilities. The legislature overwhelmingly passed the law after a woman nearly died from an...

2011-02-18 13:50:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council praised the U.S. House of Representatives for today approving U.S. Rep. Mike Pence's (R-IN) amendment to prevent any funds made available under the continuing appropriation bill from being provided to Planned Parenthood. Pence and Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins co-authored an op-ed that ran today in The Daily Caller regarding this amendment. (Logo:...

2011-02-03 10:38:00

Tony Perkins, Lila Rose, U.S. Rep. Mike Pence and Pro-Life Leaders to Expose Planned Parenthood in National Webcast WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight at 8:30 PM Eastern, Family Research Council Action will co-host with Live Action a live webcast entitled Planned Parenthood Exposed. The webcast will show shocking undercover video footage exposing Planned Parenthood clinic managers aiding pimps in covering up child prostitution. FRC Action President Tony Perkins...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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