Family Research Council

    The Trump Administration's Not-so Closeted Christians
    October 22, 2019

    Mike Pompeo is a West Point grad, a Harvard Law alum, businessman, former congressman, and -- apparently -- prophet. When the secretary of state mixed things up with a speech to the American Association of Christian Counselors earlier this month, he said the media "would break out the pitchforks" when they found out he asks God "for direction in [his] work." He was right. ... (more)

    Not Even Sermons Are Safe Anymore
    October 22, 2019

    The Crossing Church from Columbia, Missouri has been in the news recently -- and for all the right reasons. Just last month, the church garnered national attention when it helped members of their community pay off unpaid medical bills. Through partnership with RIP Medical Debt, a nonprofit organization that helps people pay off outstanding medical debt, church members donated more than $430,000 ... (more)

    'I Want to Hug My Child.'
    October 22, 2019

    That is the overwhelming sentiment from more than 40 North Korean mothers who were forced to leave behind their children when they defected. Thursday, October 24, Tongil Mom will talk about her interviews with those women in a special event at FRC headquarters. ... (more)

    Wait Gains: 48-Hour Abortion Pause Saves Lives
    October 21, 2019

    She wasn't supposed to be pregnant. Not with one baby -- and certainly not with twins. When the abortion technician asked if she wanted to know the details, the fact that she was carrying two babies apparently wasn't important enough to share. It was hard enough to get women to abort one child. If Planned Parenthood told her she had two, they might just lose her business. So, the clinician lied, ... (more)

    For the Life of Our Teens: Suicide in Focus
    October 21, 2019

    Even now, his mom describes him as a typical kid. "He was a scout leader, an athlete, had a girlfriend, and led youth group at church." Talking about him in the past tense isn't easy. And for Julia, like so many hurting parents, it will never get easier. Her son Liam took his own life -- and even as a teacher with a degree in counseling, she never saw it coming. ... (more)

    Stopping Traffic in D.C.
    October 21, 2019

    The D.C. Council held a hearing last Thursday for the community to comment on a bill that would decriminalize the buying and selling of sex in the nation's capital. In addition, the bill would remove prison terms and fines for owning and operating a brothel. Family Research Council attended the hearing and testified against this dangerous and concerning bill. ... (more)

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