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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...

Mar 23, 2015, 14:05 ET

FRC Welcomes FCC Enforcement Action against Patently Offensive Broadcast

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it will enforce the federal broadcast indecency law against WDBJ-TV in Roanoke,...

Mar 18, 2015, 12:08 ET

Family Research Council, Syrian Christians to Host News Conference Highlighting Persecution of Christians

On Thursday, Family Research Council and the Syriac National Council of Syria will host a joint news conference to bring awareness and help to...

Mar 04, 2015, 20:34 ET

Family Research Council Urges Mormon Church to Rethink Utah SOGI Measure

Today, the leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints held a joint press conference with Utah-based homosexual activists to...

Mar 04, 2015, 15:18 ET

FRC Praises Alabama Supreme Court Order Respecting the Freedom of Voters to Uphold Marriage

 Yesterday, the Alabama Supreme Court ordered probate court judges in the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In the...

Feb 12, 2015, 12:36 ET

FRC's MARRI Unveils Fifth Index of Family Belonging and Report on State of the Black Family

Family Research Council's Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) today issued its fifth annual "Index of Family Belonging and...

Jan 28, 2015, 13:27 ET

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore to appear Tonight on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins

This evening at 5:05 p.m. ET,  Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore will join Washington Watch with Tony Perkins to discuss...

Jan 23, 2015, 23:12 ET

Alabama Federal Judge Robs the People of their Vote On Marriage

 Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins released the following statement after a federal judge struck down Alabama's marriage...

Jan 22, 2015, 13:35 ET

Family Research Council Praises House Vote to End Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act," authored by U.S....

Jan 21, 2015, 21:58 ET

FRC Urges Congress to End Abortion Funding, Expresses Disappointment in Delay on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Act

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to news that the House of Representatives will vote...

Jan 20, 2015, 22:49 ET

State of the Union Fails the Family

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to President Obama's State of the Union...

Jan 19, 2015, 20:05 ET

FRC's Tony Perkins: 'State of Our Union Only As Strong as State of Our Family'

Tonight, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins delivered an address on the "State of the Family." In a first-of-its-kind "State of the...