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Press Releases for October

Release Date: October 30, 2013
American Psychiatric Association Now Classifies Pedophilia as Sexual Orientation Vs. Disorder
American Family Association Issues Statement in Response to APA’s Staggering Announcement

CORRECTION: A previous statement issued today referred to the American Psychological Association regarding the following subject matter.  The correct organization is the American Psychiatric Association. 


Release Date: October 24, 2013
American Family Association: Why Won’t The Army Tell Us The Truth?
AFA Says That Ultimatums Being Given To Soldiers Re: AFA Are Anti-Christian, Insidious and Systemic

Soldiers attending a pre-deployment briefing at Fort Hood say they were told that evangelical Christians and members of the Tea Party were a threat to the nation and that any soldier donating to those groups would be subjected to punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. 

Release Date: October 17, 2013
U.S. Army Admits Wrong-Doing in Calling AFA ‘Hate Group;’ AFA Not Satisfied – Trainings Not Isolated to One Incident
American Family Association and Liberty Institute Issued Freedom of Information Act Letter to Army Seeking Answers to Questions Re: Defamation of AFA

In an attempt to appease the American Family Association, the U.S. Army has admitted it was wrong to use false information in a recent training module that named AFA as a "domestic hate group." 

Release Date: October 08, 2013
The SPLC’s Shameless Attack on AFA and the Values Voter Summit

This statement by Tim Wildmon, President of the American Family Association, is being issued in response to a press release that the Southern Poverty Law Center has distributed to media saying that members of Congress should not speak at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. this week due to the “extremism” of the American Family Association and Family Research Council: 

Release Date: October 03, 2013
American Family Association Outraged That Veterans Were Turned Away From WWII Memorial by Obama Administration

President Obama is making history again:  Never before have memorials and monuments been closed during a government shutdown, yet the president ordered the National Park Service to close the World War II War Memorial on Tuesday. 

Release Date: October 29, 2012
Candidates Can’t Run From the 2012 AFA Action Christian Voter Guide

The American Family Association (AFA) announced this week the release of its comprehensive voter guide for the 2012 elections. AFA has teamed up with the Heritage Alliance to produce what is being hailed as the most comprehensive online voter guide in America for 2012.

Release Date: October 03, 2011
AFA Pentagon violates DOMA, threatens religious liberty

The Pentagon has decided that military chaplains will be allowed to perform same-sex unions on military installations despite the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act which, for federal purposes, defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

Release Date: October 27, 2010
AFA president: “Road to overturning Roe v. Wade runs through Mississippi”

The American Family Association today celebrated the ruling by Hinds County judge Malcolm Harrison to put Mississippi’s Personhood Amendment (Measure 26) on the ballot in 2011.

Release Date: October 22, 2010
AFA: President Obama deliberately stripping America of its Christian heritage

For the third time in just over 30 days, President Obama has omitted any reference to the Creator in his recitation of the Declaration of Independence.

Release Date: October 26, 2009
AFA warns senators: Your vote on thought crimes bill will be remembered

The American Family Association (AFA) today put every senator who voted for the so-called "hate crimes" bill on notice that pro-family Americans will remember their votes when they stand for re-election.


Release Date: October 20, 2009
AFA calls for elimination of abortion from health care reform

The American Family Association (AFA) is joining with other pro-family organizations to call for the elimination of abortion from health care reform legislation.

Release Date: October 15, 2009

American Family Association (AFA) today called on 7-Eleven stores to reconsider their decision to sell the November issue of Playboy, which will feature a cartoon character on the cover. The magazine will hit newsstands on October 16 with a cover and two-page centerfold featuring Marge Simpson, the mother on the Fox animated series The Simpsons.

Release Date: October 13, 2009
AFA promotes a Christian’s role in education

American Family Association (AFA) will be sponsoring a live webcast tonight providing a two-and-a-half hour look at the issues that challenge Christians regarding the education of their children.


Release Date: October 07, 2009
AFA: Good that God finally welcome in Capitol Visitor Center

The American Family Association (AFA) is celebrating the addition of the nation’s motto, “In God We Trust,” to the $621 million Capitol Visitor Center. Virtually all mention of the role of faith in God in America’s founding and development was omitted from displays when the center first opened.


Release Date: October 06, 2009
PepsiCo boycott petition reaches 500,000 signers

American Family Association (AFA) says it has now secured over 500,000 signatures from those pledging to boycott the PepsiCo Company over its continued support of same-sex marriage and homosexual advocacy.  AFA has been promoting a boycott of PepsiCo since January, 2009. 


Release Date: October 06, 2009
AFA calls for resignation of Kevin Jennings, “Safe and Drug Free Schools” head

The American Family Association today called for the resignation of Kevin Jennings, the head of the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools in the Department of Education.

Release Date: October 01, 2009
AFA urges Georgia school district to protect student expression on football banners

Because of a complaint from one as-yet unidentified resident of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, a longstanding tradition in which cheerleaders placed inspirational Bible verses on pre-game banners has been banned at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School.


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