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Jul 29, 2014, 11:12 ET
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FRC Hosts Forum on Common Core: Uncommon Dilemma

Family Research Council will host a forum titled, "Common Core: Uncommon Dilemma." The event will take place on Wednesday, July 30th at 12:00 PM....

Jul 28, 2014, 16:04 ET
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FRC: Incoherent 4th Circuit Ruling Strikes Down Democratic Right of Virginia Voters July 28, 2014

Today a divided 4th Circuit Court of Appeals panel struck down Virginia's marriage amendment. In April, Family Research Council (FRC) submitted an...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:15 ET
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Meriam Saved! FRC Thanks American People, Members of Congress for Taking Action

 Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins expressed deep gratitude and relief early this morning after learning that Meriam Ibrahim...

Jul 22, 2014, 16:49 ET
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FRC's Tony Perkins to Testify before House Subcommittee about Meriam Ibrahim

Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee...

Jul 21, 2014, 11:21 ET

FRC: ENDA Executive Order Burdens Employers, Imposes on Free Speech, Constitutional Liberties

Today, President Obama issued an Executive Order mandating that all federal contractors and subcontractors grant special treatment to the...

Jul 18, 2014, 14:03 ET
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Divided 10th Circuit Sweeps Away Democratic Right of Utah, Oklahoma Voters

Today a divided 10th Circuit Court of Appeals panel struck down Oklahoma's marriage amendment. Last month the same appeals panel also struck down...

Jul 16, 2014, 11:06 ET
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Conscience Crushing Bill Demonstrates Senate Democrats' Wrong Priorities

 Family Research Council (FRC) urged the U.S. Senate to reject legislation proposed by Senate Democrats that would overturn the U.S. Supreme...

Jul 15, 2014, 10:48 ET
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FRC Urges Senate to Reject Abortion Bill that Undermines Health Standards

Today the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the "Women's Health Protection Act", S. 1696, introduced by Senator Richard Blumenthal...

Jul 01, 2014, 16:13 ET
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Kentucky Judge Commits 'Serious' Error in Marriage Ruling, Says FRC

Earlier today U.S. District Court Judge John G. Heyburn II struck down Kentucky's marriage amendment which had been approved by 75 percent of the...

Jun 30, 2014, 11:02 ET

FRC: Supreme Court Delivers Momentous Religious Freedom Victory

Family Research Council (FRC) praised today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding religious liberty and protecting the conscience rights of...

Jun 25, 2014, 13:44 ET
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Courts Will Not Have Final Say on Marriage, says FRC

Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to two rulings today – one being a...

Jun 25, 2014, 12:21 ET
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FRC, Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition Deliver Petition with 105,000 Signatures to Air Force Academy

Family Research Council (FRC) and fellow members of the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition today delivered a petition with over 105,000...

Jun 23, 2014, 14:25 ET
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Sudan Releases Meriam Ibrahim, FRC Urges Immediate Safe Haven Offer

Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins responded to news today that a Sudan court has overturned an earlier ruling and released...

Jun 19, 2014, 12:27 ET
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FRC's Leanna Baumer Speaks at March for Marriage

Family Research Council (FRC) Senior Legislative Assistant Leanna Baumer spoke today at the second annual March for Marriage, a rally held by the...

Jun 16, 2014, 15:24 ET
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ENDA Executive Order Exposes Employers to Litigation Costs, Imposes on Free Speech, Says Family Research Council

 According to White House officials, President Obama will be issuing an executive order mandating that all federal contractors and...

Jun 12, 2014, 16:44 ET
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FRC, 40 Groups Rally Outside White House to Save Meriam Ibrahim

This morning at a rally outside the White House, Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins joined Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), U.S. Rep....

Jun 06, 2014, 18:22 ET
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Wisconsin Marriage Ruling Continues Judge Crabb's Streak of Contempt for the Constitution

 Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins released the following statement regarding the decision by U.S. District Judge Barbara...

May 31, 2014, 15:49 ET
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FRC Responds to Reports Meriam Ibrahim May Be Released from Sudan's Death Row, Urges Safe Haven in U.S.

 Family Research Council President (FRC) Tony Perkins responded today to reports that the Sudan government may release Meriam Ibrahim from...

May 30, 2014, 15:12 ET
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FRC's Tony Perkins Discusses Religious Liberty, Meriam Ibrahim at Republican Leadership Conference

Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins addressed the Republican Leadership Conference today in New Orleans, Louisiana. He focused his...

May 22, 2014, 17:33 ET
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FRC Applauds Decision Ending Las Vegas Bid to Host 2016 Republican National Convention

Today, Family Research Council (FRC) applauded the decision by Las Vegas to "withdraw" its bid to become the host city for the 2016 Republican...

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