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Jul 30, 2015, 15:34 ET
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Family Research Council Demands End to Government Funding of Planned Parenthood

 In the past few weeks, the Center for Medical Progress has released a series of undercover videos showing senior Planned Parenthood officials...

Jul 21, 2015, 14:52 ET
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In Wake of 2nd Video Expose, Family Research Council Calls for Moratorium on Taxpayer Funding to Planned Parenthood

This morning, a second undercover video was released showing a Planned Parenthood senior official haggling over payments for baby body parts and...

Jul 17, 2015, 13:47 ET

FRC Action Calls on a Dozen House Members to Return Thousands of Dollars in Planned Parenthood PAC Contributions

Family Research Council Action is calling on a dozen Members of the House of Representatives, 11 Democrats and one Republican, to return campaign...

Jul 15, 2015, 16:12 ET
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Family Research Council Applauds House Investigation into Explosive Planned Parenthood Report

This afternoon the House Energy and Commerce Committee launched an investigation following the release of a video revealing the Planned Parenthood...

Jul 13, 2015, 18:42 ET
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Family Research Council Urges Pentagon to Focus on Readiness, Not a Transgender Policy

Family Research Council (FRC) today urged that the Pentagon maintain the long standing policy that excludes persons with what the American...

Jul 10, 2015, 17:55 ET
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Obama Administration's New HHS Rule Threatens Crippling Fines, Livelihood of Americans

Family Research Council (FRC) responded today to a new final rule issued by the Obama administration's Department of Health and Human Services...

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...