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Jun 29, 2015, 12:48 ET
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Family Research Council Commends Texas Officials for Declining to Blindly Follow Five Justices

Today, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a statement calling the U.S. Supreme Court ruling an act of "lawlessness" and provided guidance...

Jun 26, 2015, 11:47 ET
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Supreme Court's Marriage Ruling is Shocking Abuse of Power, Will Never Be Accepted

Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins responded today to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision forcing the people in all 50 states to...

Jun 25, 2015, 11:45 ET
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Family Research Council: Supreme Court Subjects Obamacare to Linguistic Gymnastics

Today, the Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of King v. Burwell that goes against the clear text and plain meaning of the Affordable Care...

Jun 18, 2015, 13:47 ET
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Family Research Council Applauds U.S. Supreme Court for Pro-Free Speech Ruling

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in favor of the church involved in the Reed v. Town of Gilbert case and in affirmation of...

Jun 17, 2015, 17:04 ET
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Family Research Council Endorses First Amendment Defense Act

Family Research Council (FRC) today called for rapid congressional action on the "First Amendment Defense Act" introduced by U.S. Sen. Mike Lee...

Jun 11, 2015, 13:39 ET
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Family Research Council Urges Senate to Pass Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Today, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins joined U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) at a news conference with other pro-life and...

May 28, 2015, 17:40 ET
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FRC to Join Sen. Mike Lee, Education Leaders at News Conference On How SCOTUS Marriage Ruling Could Threaten Tax Exempt Status for Educational Institutions

Next month's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage and the consequences for religious institutions will be the focus of a Senate swamp news...

May 20, 2015, 14:57 ET
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FRC Joins Enough Is Enough® and More Than 70 Organizations In Campaign Calling On McDonald's And Starbucks To Filter Porn On WiFi

Family Research Council, a partnering organization of Enough is Enough's (EIE's)  National Porn Free WiFi Coalition, is calling on Starbucks...

May 19, 2015, 16:13 ET
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FRC's Tony Perkins Slams Louisiana Legislators for Failing to Pass Marriage and Conscience Act, Urges Governor to Act

 Today, the Louisiana Marriage and Conscience Act failed to pass through the House Civil Law and Procedure Committee.  This evening at...

May 18, 2015, 16:47 ET
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New Survey Finds Two-Thirds of Louisianans Support Marriage and Conscience Act

Family Research Council (FRC) and the Louisiana Family Forum Action today released the results of a commissioned survey conducted by WPA Opinion...

May 13, 2015, 18:10 ET
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Family Research Council Praises Passage of Pain Capable Bill in the House

Passage today in the House of Representatives of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act should be celebrated by all Americans who believe in...

Apr 28, 2015, 13:25 ET
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Family Research Council on Supreme Court Oral Arguments: American People Will Not Accept Redefinition of Marriage

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after today's oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in...

Apr 24, 2015, 16:56 ET
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FRC's Perkins: $135,000 in Fines Ordered Against Oregon Bakers Are a Threat to Everyone's Freedom

Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins made the following statement after an Oregon administrative judge today issued an order...

Apr 20, 2015, 14:16 ET

U.S. Supreme Court Marriage Case to be Focus of Family Research Council Panel Discussion

On April 28th, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear Obergefell v. Hodges, et al., consolidated cases which will decide whether state...

Apr 02, 2015, 20:38 ET

Indiana Leaders Trade Religious Freedom for the Silver of Big Business

 Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after the Indiana legislature passed and Governor Mike Pence...

Apr 02, 2015, 11:57 ET

Religious Freedom Should Not Be Held Hostage to Big Business, Family Research Council Urges Veto

Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to Indiana legislation that would gut the state's...

Mar 31, 2015, 20:19 ET

FRC Applauds Arkansas Legislature for Overwhelmingly Approving the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Today, the Arkansas House of Representatives by a vote of 67 to 21 gave final approval to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Family...

Mar 31, 2015, 14:10 ET

Family Research Council Statement on Governor Mike Pence's Proposed Change to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

 Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to Indiana Governor Mike Pence's news...

Mar 30, 2015, 13:31 ET

FRC, Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition Deliver 100,000 Petitions in Support of Navy Chaplain Modder

 Family Research Council (FRC) and fellow members of the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition today delivered a petition with 101,215...

Mar 29, 2015, 18:31 ET

Family Research Council Commends Indiana for Joining 19 States in Protecting Religious Liberty

 Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to Indiana Governor Mike Pence's appearance...