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Nov 09, 2017, 19:40 ET House GOP's Tax Reform Plan a Boost for Families, Free Speech says Family Research Council

Family Research Council praised the GOP's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) approved today by the House Ways and Means Committee – a bill that...


Nov 06, 2017, 19:45 ET USDA Directive a Victory for Religious Freedom, says Family Research Council

Family Research Council praised policy guidance released today by USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service that makes clear the agency will...


Nov 03, 2017, 14:45 ET Family Research Council Statement on Evangelical Leaders Meeting with Egyptian President el-Sisi

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins joined a delegation of U.S. evangelical leaders in Cairo on Wednesday for a meeting with Egyptian...


Oct 31, 2017, 18:25 ET FRC Praises Senate for Rejecting Religious Test, Confirming Amy Barrett to 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Today, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Amy Barrett for the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate...


Oct 30, 2017, 15:12 ET Federal Judge Usurps Role of Commander-In-Chief in Blocking Transgender Military Policy says Family Research Council

Family Research Council criticized today's injunction by U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly that blocks enforcement of parts of President...


Oct 10, 2017, 20:52 ET FRC: President Trump to Address 12th Annual Values Voter Summit

On Friday, October 13, President Donald Trump will address the 12th annual Values Voter Summit taking place at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. President...


Oct 09, 2017, 20:45 ET Court Ruling Striking Down Clergy Housing Allowance Another Example of Hostile Environment Created by Obama administration, says Family Research Council

Family Research Council today criticized a ruling by U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb declaring the clergy housing tax allowance unconstitutional....


Oct 06, 2017, 12:23 ET FRC Applauds DOJ Guidance Protecting Religious Freedom, Exempting from Oppressive HHS Mandate

Family Research Council applauded two major actions today by the Trump administration that safeguard religious freedom. The Department of Justice...


Oct 04, 2017, 17:16 ET House Majority Whip Steve Scalise to Address 12th Annual Values Voter Summit

On Friday, October 13, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) will address the 12th Annual Values Voter Summit taking place at the Omni Shoreham...


Oct 03, 2017, 19:22 ET House Passage of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Conforms Law to Modern Science says Family Research Council

Family Research Council (FRC) praised the House passage of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36) today. This bill sponsored by Rep....


Sep 29, 2017, 16:20 ET The Blaze's Dana Loesch to Address 12th Annual Values Voter Summit

Nationally syndicated radio talk show host, best-selling author, and Blaze TV host Dana Loesch will address the 12th annual Values Voter Summit –...


Sep 28, 2017, 18:38 ET Family Research Council Applauds President Trump's Nominations to the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

The White House announced today the nominations of Louisiana's former Solicitor General Kyle Duncan and Eastern District Chief Judge Kurt...


Sep 28, 2017, 11:15 ET Family Research Council Praises the Trump Tax Plan as a Big Win for Families

Today Family Research Council praised the GOP tax reform framework – released by the White House, Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker Paul Ryan,...


Sep 13, 2017, 15:54 ET FRC, Jewish Institute for Global Awareness Calls Out Southern Poverty Law Center's Deafening Silence on Anti-Semitic Smear Incident at Tufts University

Family Research Council (FRC) and the Jewish Institute for Global Awareness issued a joint statement today questioning the Southern Poverty Law...


Sep 06, 2017, 16:25 ET Conservative Movement Releases Open Letter to the News Media: Beware of the Southern Poverty Law Center

Family Research Council (FRC) today joined a coalition of 47 conservative leaders and organizations in releasing an open letter to news...


Aug 23, 2017, 18:20 ET Family Research Council Statement on D. James Kennedy Ministries' Lawsuit Against the Southern Poverty Law Center

Yesterday, D. James Kennedy Ministries filed a lawsuit in an Alabama federal court against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) alleging "that...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:26 ET Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Calls for Day of Prayer for America's Healing

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement calling the nation to prayer and reconciliation as the national...


Jul 27, 2017, 21:15 ET Family Research Council Urges Senate to Hold Firm on Pro-life Protections Within Any Obamacare Replacement Bill

Today the U.S. Senate rejected by a vote of 50 to 50 a procedural vote to allow consideration of Sen. Luther Strange's (R-AL) Amendment #389 to the...


Jul 27, 2017, 15:34 ET Family Research Council Praises Nomination of Governor Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador

Family Research Council (FRC) praised President Trump's decision yesterday to nominate Kansas Governor Sam Brownback to the post of...


Jul 26, 2017, 10:17 ET Family Research Council Praises President Trump's Decision to Focus on Military Priorities Over Obama Era Transgender Policy

Family Research Council (FRC) praised President Trump's decision today rescinding the Obama era transgender policy. A Rasmussen survey released...


Jul 25, 2017, 16:13 ET Family Research Council Statement on Senate Vote on Motion to Proceed to Obamacare Repeal

Today, the Senate agreed to proceed to a debate on H.R. 1628, the House-passed American Health Care Act of 2017. In order for the Senate to debate...


Jun 30, 2017, 22:39 ET Family Research Council Statement on Pentagon Decision Delaying Transgender Mandate

Family Research Council (FRC) acknowledged today's decision by the Pentagon's to delay the full implementation of the Obama era transgender policy...


Jun 29, 2017, 15:46 ET Louisiana Solicitor General Liz Murrill Joins Tony Perkins on the Radio to Discuss the Lawsuit Against Louisiana's Abortion Clinic Standards

Yesterday, Louisiana Solicitor General, Liz Murrill, appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than...


Jun 29, 2017, 11:23 ET Documented Incidents of Hostility to Religion in America Show 76 Percent Increase Within Past 3 Years According to New Report

Today, Family Research Council released Hostility to Religion: The Growing Threat to Religious Liberty in America, a report documenting dozens of...


Jun 26, 2017, 11:13 ET Family Research Council Applauds Trinity Lutheran SCOTUS Playground Decision

Today the U.S. Supreme Court announced the Court's decision in the case of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer. This marked the first...