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On Monday’s edition of “Washington Watch with Tony Perkins” FRC experts, Peter Sprigg and Chris Gacek, guest host for Tony. Attorney Paul Linton, who authored FRC’s amicus brief, joins our guest hosts to highlight the oral arguments before the Supreme Court tomorrow and the importance of protecting natural marriage for society. Also, Alliance Defending Freedom’s Senior Legal Counsel, Jim Campbell, is here to discuss the win for religious freedom coming out of Kentucky. Urban County Human Rights Commission ruled last year that Blaine Adamson, of Hands on Originals, must print messages that conflict with his faith. Thanks to ADF, the ruling has been overturned.

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Help Us Stop the Battle against Our Armed Forces

The men and women of the United States military serve with distinction throughout the world, but a battle for their hearts and minds is being waged against them here at home.

It has been recently brought to light that a defense organization that produces training courses and material for the armed forces, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI), has been using curriculum for a course on sexism that teaches the notion that the Bible, the United States Constitution, and the Declaration of Independence are "historical influences that allow sexism to continue."

When brought to light, the courses were taken off the DEOMI website and marked as “under revision,” but simply hiding such Leftist propaganda from public view doesn’t get to the root of the problem. Our military men and women put their lives on the line to defend our Constitution, and many of them do so proudly with a faith in the God of the Bible. To teach courses that undermine the faith of our service men and women and our nation’s founding documents is to undermine those who defend America.

Please join me in signing our petition to Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter that urges him to get DEOMI under control. The organization is already in turmoil, with its commandant, Col. Morris “Reese” Turner having been suspended in December for alleged ... (more)

American People Will Not Accept Redefinition of Marriage

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after Tuesday’s oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges – the case considering whether the federal Constitution requires the states to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples:

“After today, we are more hopeful the Court will get it right, but I do know that regardless of what their decision is, it will not settle this issue...

“There is no broad social consensus, and there is no global consensus that society would be better served by redefining marriage to include same-sex couples. To the contrary, America remains deeply divided over this issue and if the Supreme Court forces a redefinition it will only further divide the nation."

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Feminine Genius and the Sexual Difference

by Arina Grossu

Arina Grossu is Director of the Center for Human Dignity at Family Research Council. This article appeared in National Catholic Register on April 22, 2015. “Sometimes we’re too machista and don’t allow room for the woman” was Pope Francis’ heartfelt response in January to a young Filipino girl who shared with him her harrowing tale of life on the street and questioned the meaning of suffering. “But the woman is able to see things with a different eye than men. Women are able to pose questions that we men ... (more)

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Law Firms Betray Their Principles When They Shun Unpopular Representation

by Travis Weber

Travis Weber is Director of the Center for Religious Liberty at Family Research Council. This article appeared in Townhall.com on April 28, 2015. The legal profession typically affirms its proud tradition of defending the unpopular. Lawyers will often agree to represent a reviled defendant because they understand that our adversarial system requires vigorous representation on both sides if justice is to prevail. A strong legal defense is even more important when the issue is subjected to heated and emotionally charged public debate. We, ... (more)

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Peter Sprigg Remarks outside the Supreme Court of the United States

by Peter Sprigg

Remarks outside the Supreme Court of the United States Re: Obergefell v. Hodges oral arguments on state one-man one-woman marriage definitions By Peter Sprigg Senior Fellow for Policy Studies Family Research Council April 28, 2015 Good morning. My name is Peter Sprigg, and I am a Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at the Family Research Council here in Washington. One of the questions that will be discussed in the Supreme Court today is whether there is a "rational basis" for defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman. To ... (more)