Family Research Council


    King Gives Religious Freedom the Royal Treatment
    February 17, 2017

    There may not be a shortage of religious liberty threats, but there is a shortage of religious liberty solutions. The GOP is doing its best to remedy that, most recently with a special subcommittee hearing on the topic. John Adams once said, "[N]othing is more dreaded than the national government meddling with religion." ... (more)


    Meat Plant Raises the Steaks for Freedom
    February 17, 2017

    Donald Vander Boon has been operating a meatpacking center in Michigan for almost 15 years -- but thanks to the federal government, it's his freedom that's getting butchered. The Christian family, who proudly says on their website that the company "seeks to glorify and honor God in all we do," were shocked to find out during a visit by the USDA that it wasn't their beef that was being inspected ... (more)


    Pruitt to Prove It at EPA
    February 17, 2017

    As Oklahoma's attorney general, Scott Pruitt has fought abortion, same-sex marriage, Obama's bathroom mandate, and the IRS. Now, he'll be fighting a different kind of pollution -- as head of the EPA. Earlier this afternoon, the Senate voted 52-46 to send the conservative to an agency that needs a serious overhaul. ... (more)


    Black to Basics: House Rep. Fights for States' Rights
    February 16, 2017

    Liberals say they believe in "choice" -- they just don't want states to have one! President Obama made that abundantly clear in December when he decided to give Cecile Richards's group one heck of a parting gift. With one foot out the door, the abortion industry's best pal used his last few moments in power to ban states from defunding groups like Planned Parenthood. ... (more)


    Tried and True Blue!
    February 16, 2017

    Even members of Congress sometimes deserve a pat on the back! This morning, I was on Capitol Hill with our Government Affairs and FRC Action teams to applaud the members who earned a perfect 100% on FRC Action's annual scorecard. ... (more)


    FRC in the Spotlight
    February 16, 2017

    Religious liberty has never been more vulnerable than it is right now. How will President Trump's SCOTUS pick handle the issue? ... (more)


    Florist's Case Stems from Intolerance
    February 16, 2017

    Barronelle Stutzman may be a small-town florist, but she's planting plenty of national doubts about religious liberty. While liberal designers are celebrated for refusing to dress the First Lady, Christians continue to be hauled to court for asking for those same rights. ... (more)


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