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Mar 15, 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...


Mar 07, 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...


Mar 06, 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...


Mar 01, 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...


Feb 28, 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...


Feb 22, 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...


Feb 21, 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...


Feb 20, 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...


Feb 16, 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...


Feb 14, 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....


Feb 13, 2017, 13:39 ET Family Research Council Welcomes Trump Administration's Step toward Reversing Edict Violating Parental Rights and Student Privacy

Family Research Council commended the Trump administration's decision to end the federal government's court battle to overturn a nationwide...


Feb 09, 2017, 17:03 ET State of Georgia's $225,000 Payout to Pastor a Victory for Religious Freedom

Family Research Council (FRC) is pleased to learn the news that First Liberty Institute has reached a settlement agreement between the State of...


Feb 09, 2017, 15:18 ET Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss the Texas Privacy Act

Yesterday, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240 stations...


Feb 07, 2017, 12:00 ET TODAY: Arina Grossu to Testify Before Washington State Legislature in Support of Religious Freedom

Arina Grossu, Director of the Center for Human Dignity at Family Research Council, will testify today before the Washington State legislature...


Feb 02, 2017, 16:50 ET Family Research Council Applauds Pres. Trump's Focus on Religious Freedom in Prayer Breakfast Speech

This morning, President Trump, in his remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast, said, "I will get rid of and totally destroy the Johnson Amendment...


Jan 24, 2017, 17:12 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," (H.R. 7)...


Jan 23, 2017, 12:57 ET Family Research Council Applauds Pres. Trump's Executive Order Restoring Policy Against Funding Foreign Abortion Groups

President Donald Trump, in one of his first official acts, issued an executive order today restoring the Mexico City Policy, a memorandum first...


Jan 19, 2017, 17:01 ET FRC's Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin: Gen. Mattis Will Return Winning to Military Lexicon

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, former U.S. Army Delta Force commander and current Family Research Council executive vice president, made the...


Jan 19, 2017, 16:54 ET Colorado Parent Joins Family Research Council's Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss Cherry Creek School District's Pornographic Sex-Ed Content

Parents of students at Fox Ridge Middle School are speaking out after discovering an online portal that wouldn't get past most internet filters. A...


Jan 17, 2017, 18:06 ET FRC's Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin Statement on Pres. Obama Commuting Most of Bradley Manning's Sentence

President Obama announced today that he will commute most of the remaining prison sentence of Bradley Manning, the national security leaker, whose...


Jan 13, 2017, 17:34 ET Family Research Council Praises Passage of Obamacare Repeal Resolution

Family Research Council today praised House passage of the "Repeal Resolution," the budget which established the process for the House and Senate...


Jan 09, 2017, 15:40 ET Black Pastors Urge U.S. Senate to Confirm Sen. Jeff Sessions

Today, at a news conference on Capitol Hill, black pastors from Alabama and several other states spoke out in a show of support for President-Elect...


Jan 05, 2017, 16:48 ET Family Research Council Commends Texas Women's Privacy Act

Family Research Council (FRC) commended Texas State Senator Lois Kolkhorst for introducing the Texas Women's Privacy Act (SB 6), which will protect...


Dec 02, 2016, 14:27 ET Fixer Upper Pastor Joins Washington Watch with Tony Perkins

Yesterday, Jimmy Seibert, founder and senior pastor of Antioch Community Church and pastor to HGTV's Chip and Joanna Gaines, appeared on Washington...


Dec 01, 2016, 21:02 ET Family Research Council Statement on House Select Panel Referring Planned Parenthood for Criminal Prosecution

The House Energy & Commerce Committee's Select Investigative Panel announced today they have referred Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast for...