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May 18, 2018, 10:51 ET President Trump Taking Major Step Toward Ending Taxpayers' Forced Partnership with Abortion Industry, says Family Research Council

The Trump administration is expected to announce today new regulations for the Title X family planning program that reinstates President Ronald...


May 15, 2018, 16:07 ET Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Appointed as Newest USCIRF Commissioner

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) today announced the appointment of Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins to the...


May 04, 2018, 14:39 ET Kellyanne Conway Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Highlight the National Day of Prayer

Yesterday, Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more...


May 04, 2018, 13:50 ET Sen. Ted Cruz Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss the Iran Deal, Trade Deals, and Media Bias

Yesterday, Texas Senator Ted Cruz appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240 stations across...


May 03, 2018, 14:17 ET FRC's Tony Perkins Applauds President Trump's EO Creating a White House Faith Initiative

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins attended today's White House National Day of Prayer event where President Trump signed an executive...


May 02, 2018, 11:25 ET One Year Later: Pres. Trump's EO on Religious Liberty Has Helped Protect Hundreds of Charities, Schools Serving Up to 14 Million People

This week (May 4th) marks one year since President Trump signed an executive order protecting religious liberty -- an order which has led to...


Apr 26, 2018, 13:56 ET Family Research Council Praises U.S. Senate for Confirming Mike Pompeo as Sec. of State

Today the Senate voted to invoke cloture on the nomination of current CIA Director Mike Pompeo to become the new Secretary of State. Pompeo was...


Apr 24, 2018, 16:20 ET Family Research Council Statement on Confirmation of Kyle Duncan to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Trump's nominee for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Kyle Duncan, was confirmed by the Senate today. Duncan's confirmation is another...


Apr 05, 2018, 15:02 ET 'Activist Mommy' Elizabeth Johnston Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss National Sex Ed Sit Out

Yesterday, Elizabeth Johnston, also known as the "Activist Mommy," appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs...


Apr 04, 2018, 14:04 ET AG Jeff Landry Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss LA Supreme Court's Decision on SOGI Executive Order

Yesterday, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240...


Apr 03, 2018, 15:29 ET Sen. Lindsey Graham Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss President Trump's Call for the Removal of U.S. Troops from Syria

Yesterday, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240...


Mar 23, 2018, 23:13 ET President Trump's Transgender Military Policy Reflects Promise to Move Away from Political Correctness

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, a Marine veteran, released the following statement after an initial review of the Department of...


Mar 23, 2018, 16:59 ET Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Mourns the Passing of Zell Miller

Former Georgia Governor Zell Miller passed away earlier today. The Democrat and former U.S. Senator was 86 years old. Family Research Council...


Mar 21, 2018, 15:45 ET Sen. Roger Wicker Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss the Debate Over Atheist Military Chaplains

Yesterday, Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240...


Mar 20, 2018, 13:29 ET FRC's Tony Perkins Speaks at SCOTUS Rally In Support of Free Speech for Pregnancy Care Centers

Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra. In NIFLA v. Becerra, the question...


Mar 16, 2018, 13:37 ET Miss. Gov. Phil Bryant Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss Passage of 15 Week Abortion Ban

Yesterday, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240...


Mar 13, 2018, 12:43 ET Family Research Council Statement on the nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State

Today President Trump announced that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Family Research Council...


Mar 01, 2018, 14:03 ET FRC's Tony Perkins in NRB Convention Address Warns of End to Trump Conservative Policy Agenda if Evangelical Turnout Falls Short In Midterm Election

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins this morning addressed the National Religious Broadcaster's 75th annual convention on the...


Feb 28, 2018, 22:03 ET Tie Breaking Senate Vote to Confirm Russell Vought Is a Rejection of Bernie Sanders' Religious Test

This afternoon, Vice President Mike Pence cast a tie breaking vote to confirm Russell Vought, the Trump administration's nominee for deputy...


Feb 21, 2018, 09:43 ET Family Research Council Honors the Life of Dr. Billy Graham

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement on the passing of Dr. Billy Graham: "Billy Graham grew up in what...


Feb 15, 2018, 16:47 ET Michigan Pastors Urge State Legislators to Withdraw Demands for Church Investigation

Today, Family Research Council's Randy Wilson joined Pastor Jeremy Schossau along with pastors and state legislators at a State Capitol news...


Feb 15, 2018, 12:14 ET Michigan Pastors to Hold News Conference Urging State Legislators to Withdraw Demands for Church Investigation

TODAY at 2 pm, pastors will speak at a news conference at the State Capitol urging Michigan state legislators to withdraw their demands for...


Feb 14, 2018, 15:49 ET Michigan Pastor Jeremy Schossau Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss Calls for State Investigation into Church's Teachings on Sexuality

Yesterday, Jeremy Schossau, Pastor of Metro City Church in Michigan, appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which...


Feb 07, 2018, 22:00 ET Report Shows President Trump on Track to Be Most Pro-life President, says Family Research Council

Family Research Council today applauded a U.S. State Department report detailing the Trump administration's implementation of the president's...


Feb 01, 2018, 17:30 ET Ambassador Sam Brownback Will Advance Religious Freedom Around the Globe, Bringing Hope to Millions, says Family Research Council

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after attending this afternoon's swearing-in of Governor Sam...