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Aug 17, 2017, 15:26 ET Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Calls for Day of Prayer for America's Healing

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement calling the nation to prayer and reconciliation as the national...


Jul 27, 2017, 21:15 ET Family Research Council Urges Senate to Hold Firm on Pro-life Protections Within Any Obamacare Replacement Bill

Today the U.S. Senate rejected by a vote of 50 to 50 a procedural vote to allow consideration of Sen. Luther Strange's (R-AL) Amendment #389 to the...


Jul 27, 2017, 15:34 ET Family Research Council Praises Nomination of Governor Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador

Family Research Council (FRC) praised President Trump's decision yesterday to nominate Kansas Governor Sam Brownback to the post of...


Jul 26, 2017, 10:17 ET Family Research Council Praises President Trump's Decision to Focus on Military Priorities Over Obama Era Transgender Policy

Family Research Council (FRC) praised President Trump's decision today rescinding the Obama era transgender policy. A Rasmussen survey released...


Jul 25, 2017, 16:13 ET Family Research Council Statement on Senate Vote on Motion to Proceed to Obamacare Repeal

Today, the Senate agreed to proceed to a debate on H.R. 1628, the House-passed American Health Care Act of 2017. In order for the Senate to debate...


Jun 30, 2017, 22:39 ET Family Research Council Statement on Pentagon Decision Delaying Transgender Mandate

Family Research Council (FRC) acknowledged today's decision by the Pentagon's to delay the full implementation of the Obama era transgender policy...


Jun 29, 2017, 15:46 ET Louisiana Solicitor General Liz Murrill Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss the Lawsuit Against Louisiana's Abortion Clinic Standards

Yesterday, Louisiana Solicitor General, Liz Murrill, appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than...


Jun 29, 2017, 11:23 ET Documented Incidents of Hostility to Religion in America Show 76 Percent Increase Within Past 3 Years According to New Report

Today, Family Research Council released Hostility to Religion: The Growing Threat to Religious Liberty in America, a report documenting dozens of...


Jun 26, 2017, 11:13 ET Family Research Council Applauds Trinity Lutheran SCOTUS Playground Decision

Today the U.S. Supreme Court announced the Court's decision in the case of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer. This marked the first...


Jun 26, 2017, 10:19 ET FRC Hopeful Supreme Court Will Uphold the Freedom of Colorado Baker to Live By His Faith

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear the appeal of a case involving Jack Phillips, a baker who politely declined to create a...


Jun 23, 2017, 10:40 ET Family Research Council, Susan B. Anthony List Issue Joint Statement on Senate GOP Obamacare Replacement Bill

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins and Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser issued a joint statement today regarding...


Jun 06, 2017, 17:05 ET Family Research Council Commends TX Gov. Abbott for Calling Special Session to Address Privacy Concerns

Family Research Council thanked Texas Governor Greg Abbott today for announcing a special session that will take up legislation protecting...


Jun 05, 2017, 16:15 ET Supreme Court's Refusal to Hear Military Religious Freedom Case is Troubling, Says FRC

Today the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of United States v. Sterling. The Court was asked to decide whether the Religious Freedom...


May 31, 2017, 16:10 ET Family Research Council Praises Draft HHS Regulation Protecting Little Sisters of the Poor, Religious Liberty

Today a draft copy of a Department of Health and Human Services regulation was leaked that would implement President Donald Trump's executive order...


May 26, 2017, 12:38 ET Rev. James Robison Honored with Family Research Council's Watchman Award

Last night, Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins was pleased to honor the Rev. James Robison, founder of LIFE Outreach...


May 15, 2017, 14:45 ET Family Research Council Praises Trump Administration's Sweeping Implementation of Pro-life Mexico City Policy

Today the Trump administration's State Department began the implementation of the Mexico City Policy, a policy dating back to every Republican...


May 13, 2017, 13:04 ET Pres. Trump Delivers a Message of Courage in Liberty University Commencement Address, says Family Research Council

This morning, President Donald Trump gave the commencement address at Liberty University to a crowd of more than 50,000 people -- his first...


May 12, 2017, 17:37 ET Family Research Council Congratulates Ken Blackwell on Appointment to Presidential Commission on Election Integrity

Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced the formation of a bipartisan Presidential Commission on Election Integrity chaired by Vice President...


May 12, 2017, 12:33 ET Family Research Council Praises KY Court of Appeals Ruling in Favor of Christian Shop Owner

The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled today that Blaine Adamson, owner of Hands on Originals, has the freedom to decline orders that force him to...


May 11, 2017, 16:26 ET Family Research Council Commends Secretary Perdue's Policy Statement that Reflects Pres. Trump's Religious Liberty Executive Order

Family Research Council offered praise for a new policy statement issued by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue that reestablishes the "Department's...


May 04, 2017, 15:03 ET Family Research Council Praises House for Defunding Planned Parenthood, Replacing Obamacare

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA). AHCA, for one year, would eliminate more than...


May 04, 2017, 11:46 ET Family Research Council Applauds Pres. Trump for Acting on Promise to Protect Religious Liberty

Today, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins was at the White House for the signing ceremony of an executive order protecting religious...


Apr 19, 2017, 12:18 ET Family Research Council's Travis Weber Upbeat After Trinity Lutheran Oral Arguments

Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer. This marked the first major...


Apr 07, 2017, 12:07 ET Family Research Council Congratulates Neil Gorsuch on His Confirmation to the Supreme Court

The Senate today voted to confirm Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court,...


Apr 06, 2017, 14:04 ET Family Research Council Statement on Senate Triggering the Nuclear Option

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer today led his Democratic colleagues in the Senate in a filibuster attempt on the nomination of Judge Neil...