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On Friday’s edition of “Washington Watch with Tony Perkins” FRC’s Assistant to the President, Craig James, guest hosts for Tony. Contributing editor at and a Senior Contributor for The Daily Caller, Matt Lewis, joins Craig to highlight his latest article discussing the troubling implications that come when we believe our rights as Americans don’t come from God. Also, Rep. Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) is here with the latest breakdown of the House budget that passed through Congress this week.

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  • Read Matt’s latest article, The troubling implications of believing our rights don't come from God
  • Get more information on the House passed budget & connect with Scott @RepGarrett
  • Watch Chaplain Modder’s story in his own words 
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Another Chaplain Needs Your Help!

Yet another military chaplain has landed himself in trouble for following the teachings of his faith. Lt. Commander Wes Modder, a decorated U.S. Navy Chaplain who has served with distinction for 19 years, has been removed from his duties and will be brought before an official Board of Inquiry and could be ultimately forced out of the military.

Why is such drastic action being taken against someone who was recommended for early promotion? Chaplain Modder expressed biblical views of sexual morality, including homosexuality, when counseling another officer. For this, he is accused of “failing to show tolerance and respect.”

Chaplain Modder -- a Christian chaplain -- gave biblical counsel about sexual morality, and now he’s in danger of losing his job. This kind of intimidation must not be allowed to continue. The chaplaincy exists in order to give spiritual care to men and women who serve our country, sacrifice much, and are often daily in harm’s way. When a chaplain is not allowed to speak the tenets of his faith, what is left for him to speak?

Please read the petition below to the Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and the Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus calling for Chaplain Modder to be fully restored and all charges to be dropped against him. If you agree with it, click the link to sign it. We will deliver your petition to them to ... (more)

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We invite you to travel with us and Governor Bobby Jindal, former Senator Rick Santorum, Joel Rosenberg & Todd Starnes for our first ever tour to Israel on October 27-November 6, 2015.

This will be a unique, one-of-a kind tour where you will not only explore the land of the Bible and the roots of our Christian faith, but you will hear directly from some of Israel’s political and religious leaders. 

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In Brief: What Science Reveals about Fetal Pain

by Arina Grossu

Family Research Council's (FRC) Center for Human Dignity has published "What Science Reveals about Fetal Pain," an updated analysis paper presenting more than 30 scientific studies, testimonies, medical evidence, and real life experiences that demonstrate that an unborn child can feel pain by 20 weeks post-fertilization. Visit to read the full analysis:[1] - Late abortion is excruciatingly painful for the unborn child, regardless of the method, and it should not be legally sanctioned. - The state has a compelling ... (more)

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Psychological Association Delivers 'Snake Oil' Sociology In Latest Brief on Marriage

by Ken Blackwell

Ken Blackwell is Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at Family Research Council. This article appeared in The Christian Post on March 27, 2015. The American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Sociological Association (ASA) submitted friend of the Court briefs in the Windsor case. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled portions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. If the Windsor Court majority relied on those briefs, it was reliant on snake oil, not science. The APA and the ASA should be the guardians of ... (more)

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Netanyahu Is in Tall Cotton

by Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison

Ken Blackwell is Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment and Bob Morrison is Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council. This article appeared in The Christian Post on March 19, 2015. The foreign policy clerisy in this country was loud in its denunciation of Arkansas freshman Sen. Tom Cotton (R) when he circulated a Round Robin letter with the signatures of 47 GOP senators. Sen. Cotton's letter simply states the obvious truth that no "executive agreement" with Iran can be guaranteed past the expiration of Mr. Obama's ... (more)