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Readers’ views: Family Research Council’s anti-transgender report

On June 18, The Colorado Independent reported that the evangelical political organization the Family Research Council had released a new anti-transgender report. Here are...

Family Research Council releases anti-transgender report

Lately, the evangelical right has been obsessing over transgender identity. A lot of the rhetoric has been Bible-based and emotionally charged. These anti-trans activists have...

Evangelicals pray to end ‘transgender tyranny’ as Girl Scouts and schools...

Conservative evangelicals apparently have lots to pray for these days. Same-sex marriage rights are quickly spreading across the country, Obama declared an International Day Against...

Tony Perkins: Obama’s ‘weapons of sexual radicalism’ hamper Christian anti-poverty efforts

“President Obama took the common goal of helping the poor and used it to drive an even deeper wedge between his administration and people...

Anti-choice tactic revealed: increase the cost of abortions in order to...

Anti-abortion restrictions should be designed to raise “the costs” of abortions in order to discourage women from obtaining them, a prominent scholar for a leading anti-abortion group told an audience of social conservative activists in Washington last weekend.

Colorado civil unions battle reanimated old-school Christian right

DENVER-- Opposition to a gay-rights civil union bill defeated here last month was directed in large part by Colorado Springs-based evangelical empire Focus on the Family and the Colorado Catholic Conference. The Christian-right campaign, however, also reenergized a leading anti-gay rights activist organization of the 1990s, influential rough-and-tumble group Colorado for Family Values.

VIDEO: MSNBC rejects ad targeting Family Research Council

MSNBC this week rejected an ad critical of Tony Perkins, president of the conservative Family Research Council and a frequent guest on the network, according to the group that produced the ad.

VIDEO of U.S. Rep. Smith: Obama is peddler of death

The 24th GOP presidential debate in Tampa, Fla., Monday night drove home what has become more clear in the past few weeks: The Republican Party, at this stage in time, is not united — at least when it comes to who they think should lead the country instead of Barack Obama.

FRC pledges full assault on abortion rights this year

As anti-abortion activists protested (and abortion-rights activists counter-protested) the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on Capitol Hill Monday, lawmakers and policy leaders gathered at the Family Research Council headquarters in Washington, D.C., to discuss effective anti-abortion strategy in 2012. Many of the speakers used super-charged language when discussing abortion and contraception, and goals centered on the GOP taking control over the Senate and White House in November to advance federal anti-abortion legislation.

Bachmann says she would seek federal ban on same-sex marriage

At a speech Monday hosted by the Family Research Council—a conservative Christian organization that the Southern Poverty Law Center has identified as a hate group—U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann said she would defeat socialism, described leading Republican candidates for the White House as “frugal socialists” and accused Pres. Barack Obama of working to “usurp” the U.S. Constitution.