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26 May, 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...


15 May, 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...


13 May, 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...


12 May, 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...


12 May, 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...


11 May, 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...


04 May, 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...


04 May, 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...


19 Apr, 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...


07 Apr, 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,...


06 Apr, 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...


04 Apr, 2017, 12:48 ET Family Research Council Statement on NCAA's Decision to End North Carolina Boycott

This morning the NCAA announced the end to its boycott of North Carolina after the state adopted an HB 2 compromise law. Family Research Council...


03 Apr, 2017, 15:07 ET Family Research Council Applauds Judiciary Committee Approval of Judge Gorsuch

Family Research Council president Tony Perkins released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Judge Gorsuch's...


30 Mar, 2017, 17:19 ET FRC Praises Congress for Sending First Pro-Life Bill to Pres. Trump

Today, with the tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence, the U.S. Senate voted to overrule former President Obama's HHS regulations blocking...


30 Mar, 2017, 14:14 ET Family Research Council Statement on Passage of HB2 Compromise in North Carolina Legislature

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after passage of House Bill 142: "While this measure does not...


15 Mar, 2017, 10:02 ET Family Research Council Applauds Texas Senate Passage of the Texas Privacy Act

Family Research Council praised the State Senate passage of the Texas Privacy Act by a vote of 21 to 10. Last week, Tony Perkins, president of the...


07 Mar, 2017, 12:08 ET Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Testifies in Support of Texas Privacy Act

This morning, Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, testified before the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee in support of the...


06 Mar, 2017, 12:55 ET FRC: Supreme Court Gives Good News to Parents, Students Concerned About Bathroom Privacy

This morning, Family Research Council (FRC) welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court's announcement that the court is vacating and remanding the case of...


01 Mar, 2017, 12:58 ET Family Research Council Calls on Oregon Court to Affirm Bakers' Religious Liberty

On Thursday, Aaron and Melissa Klein, formerly of Sweet Cakes by Melissa at the center of a national religious freedom case, will appear before the...


28 Feb, 2017, 23:29 ET Pres. Trump Address Outlines Vision to Restore Freedom

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, who attended tonight's address, released the following statement in response to President Donald...


22 Feb, 2017, 20:29 ET Reversal of School Bathroom/Shower Mandate is a Victory for Parents, Children says Family Research Council

Family Research Council applauded a joint letter issued today by the Department of Education and Department of Justice withdrawing the Obama...


21 Feb, 2017, 15:41 ET Peter Sprigg Testifies Before New Hampshire House of Representatives

Earlier today Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, testified before the New Hampshire House of...


20 Feb, 2017, 22:30 ET TOMORROW: Peter Sprigg to Testify Before New Hampshire General Court

Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, will testify tomorrow before the New Hampshire General Court against...


16 Feb, 2017, 12:34 ET FRC Stunned By Washington State Court Ruling that Puts Florist's Own Home at Risk of Seizure

Family Research Council (FRC) expressed outrage after the Washington State Supreme Court issued a ruling today that puts at risk the home and...


14 Feb, 2017, 12:36 ET Texas and North Carolina Lt. Governors Join Tony Perkins to Discuss Privacy and Religious Freedom Protections

On Wednesday, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins will host a special program with Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, North Carolina Lt....