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On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," Travis Weber, FRC's Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, will join Tony to discuss the Supreme Court decision yesterday to uphold Michigan's ban on Affirmative Action. Dr. Ben Mitchell from Union University will be on to discuss the ethics of cloning and the philosophy of ensoulment. Also, Craig James, FRC's Assistant to the President, will join Tony to discuss the recent uptick in religious liberty attacks on sports teams and coaches around the country.

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Related Radio Resources:

  • Read more about the Supreme Court decision to uphold Michigan's ban on Affirmative Action
  • Follow FRC's Travis Weber on Twitter - @Travis_S_Weber
  • Check out Dr. Ben Mitchell's book, "Ethics and Moral Reasoning: A Student's Guide" and visit Dr. Mitchell's website
  • Learn more about the religious liberty attacks on sports teams and coaches
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I hope that you and your family are well and have braved the winter - the really strange winter! I am pleased to send you the following report outlining just some of the impact FRC has made over the past few weeks.

It is my desire that you would be encouraged as you read how your faithful partnership with us continues to make a difference in the fight for faith, family and freedom. Our task is to be faithful witnesses to His Truth and the calling He places on our lives.

You can rest assured that FRC will not waiver in our mission to be salt and light in our culture, and we are encouraged to know that you are standing with us. With your help and the Lord's guidance, I am confident that we will see many more victories in the years ahead. Thank you again for your faithful prayers and support that make this all possible.

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FRC Welcomes Craig James

Craig James, a Fox Sports football analyst who was fired after the network learned that he had expressed his views in support of natural marriage during his race for the U.S. Senate 18 months earlier, has joined Family Research Council as an Assistant to the President. In this role, Craig will cultivate relationships with like-minded Americans across the country who share a common concern for the growing hostility toward free speech and religious liberty. He will continue to share his own story of religious discrimination and educate Americans to the expanding threats to our First Freedom.

"We are very excited and pleased to announce that Craig James is joining Family Research Council's team," said Family Research Council President Tony Perkins. "Losing one job because of his religious beliefs has made room for another: raising awareness about the threats to our most precious liberty - the freedom of religion. His leadership skills, his courage in the face of religious hostility, and his passion for faith, family and freedom will make him a great addition to the FRC team." Read more here.

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Norman Borlaug, Champion of Life

by Rob Schwarzwalder

Rob Schwarzwalder is Senior Vice President at Family Research Council. This article appeared on ChristianHeadlines.com, March 31, 2014. Every state is allowed to have two statues of its greatest sons and daughters in the U.S. Capital. Earlier this month, the state of Iowa "unveiled a statue of (Iowa native) Norman Borlaug on Tuesday in a ceremony on what would have been his 100th birthday. Borlaug died in 2009." Borlaug, the father of the "Green Revolution," won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the ... (more)

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Common Core State Standards: FRC Position

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1. The children of this nation belong first to their parents and families, not to their communities or governments. The primary authority over and direction of a child's education lies with that child's parent or guardian. 2. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were created without benefit of transparency, by a non-profit organization, with the involvement of very few educators, and majority funded and influenced by corporate interests. Democratic participation, educator input, and opportunity for revision during the "closed door" ... (more)

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Air Force must follow Congressional intent on religious liberty

Leanna Baumer is Senior Legislative Assistant at Family Research Council. This article appeared in The Daily Caller on April 18, 2014. For two years, Congress has directed the Department of Defense to better protect the rights of service members to live out their religious beliefs. Recent controversy at the Air Force Academy in March drew attention yet again to the fact that even the most casual religious expressions - simply posting a Bible verse on a personal white board - can result in wrongful command pressure to forgo expressing one's ... (more)