March 31, 2014FBI Removes Link to Southern Law Poverty Center Page as Source for ‘Hate Group’ InfoAmerican Family Association Says Severing of SPLC Ties by Federal Agencies Is Long Overdue
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is no longer linking to the Southern
Poverty Law Center (SPLC) web site from parts of the hate crimes section of
FBI.gov. The controversial group was formerly linked as a resource and partner.
March 27, 2014World Vision Reverses Decision to Hire Employees in ‘Same-Sex’ MarriagesAmerican Family Association Says Decision is Proof That Culture Wars Are Being Waged Both in and out of Churches
Just two days after World Vision made the controversial announcement that it
would open its hiring to gay Christians in legal same-sex marriages, the
worldwide Christian charity reversed the decision after widespread backlash.
March 24, 2014Why Is Mikey Weinstein So Influential Over U.S. Air Force?American Family Association Asks Why Air Force Academy Caves into Weinstein’s Frequent Demands in a Matter of Hours
The U.S. Air Force Academy came under fire last week when a cadet was asked
to remove a Bible verse from the personal whiteboard outside his door, sparking
a debate about religious liberties in today’s military.
March 21, 2014American Family Association Says ‘God’s Not Dead’ Film Great for Families, Church GroupsMajor Motion Picture Opening in 600 Theaters Today
American Family Association (AFA, www.afa.net)
has a family-friendly suggestion for all members of the household this
weekend—and an entertainment idea for conversation-creating date nights and
church small groups.
March 19, 2014Panel Finds ‘No Compelling Reason’ to Exclude Transgendered Soldiers from MilitaryAmerican Family Association Questions Study’s Findings, Says Lifting Transgender Ban Would Create Confusion and Strife in Armed Forces
A five-member panel is urging the Obama Administration to lift a current ban
and allow transgendered soldiers to serve in the U.S. armed forces.
March 17, 2014Atheist Group Attempts to Silence Christian Police ChiefAmerican Family Association Challenges Group’s Skewing of Constitution in Effort to Stifle Religious Liberty
American Family Association (AFA, www.afa.net)today
denounced the anti-Christian Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) for
demanding that a Birmingham, Alabama police chief refrain from practicing his
faith in the public arena.
March 11, 2014New IRS Regulations Threaten Freedom of Speech Rights for American Family AssociationFormer IRS Official Lois Lerner Pleads the Fifth During Hearing About IRS Targeting of Conservative Groups
A government committee hearing turned tense last week when former IRS
official Lois Lerner pleaded the Fifth Amendment while on the stand at a
hearing to investigate whether the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has targeted
March 13, 2014Air Force Academy Removes Bible Verse from Board Outside Cadet’s RoomAmerican Family Association Urges Christians to Contact the Air Force Academy to Stand Up for Cadet’s Religious Liberties
The Air Force Academy has removed a Bible verse written on a cadet’s
whiteboard after it determined the posting had offended other
cadets, according to a story by FoxNews’ Todd Starnes.
March 03, 2014American Family Association Part of Family Research Council’s ‘True Blue’ AwardsAFA and FRC Honor 143 Representatives and 10 Senators for a 100 Percent Voting Score on Abortion, Family and Religious Issues
American Family Association (AFA, www.afa.net) President, Tim Wildmon was in Washington, D.C., last
week to help present the Family Research Council’s “True Blue” Awards to 143
Representatives and 10 Senators for their unwavering commitment and consistent
support in defense of life and the family.
March 19, 2013AFA Seeks Preliminary Injunction Against HHS MandateNonprofit Ministry Forced To Choose Between Following Its Religious Convictions, Defying HHS Mandate And Subjecting Itself To Major FinesToday, Liberty Institute and the Center for Religious
Expression on behalf of their client, American Family Association (AFA), filed
a motion and brief for a preliminary injunction against the federal
government’s HHS Mandate, aka Patient
Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), in the United States
District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, Aberdeen Division.
March 18, 2013AFA Prayer Alert: Marriage is at Risk at Supreme CourtAFA Calls on All Christians in America to Pray for Marriage
Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 215.815.7716, 610.584.1096, DHamilton@HamiltonStrategies.com; Karyn Price, 215.858.1184, 610.584.1096, email@example.com
As the Supreme Court prepares
to hear oral arguments for California’s Proposition 8 on March 26 and the
Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on March 27, the American Family Association,
the nation’s leading organization on the frontlines of America’s culture war,
calls all Christians to fervent prayer, as God-ordained marriage hangs in the
March 15, 2013AFA States: Implementation of Obamacare Makes Strengthening Our Economy ImpossibleRepealing Obamacare will Help Get America Back on Track
Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 215.815.7716,
610.584.1096, DHamilton@HamiltonStrategies.com; Karyn Price,
215.858.1184, 610.584.1096 As
politicians, economists and Americans-at-large debate the pros and cons of a
national health care system,
March 14, 2013STILL STANDING: American Family Association Continues to Stand for Traditional Marriage and Family, as Others Cave on Same-Sex Marriage StanceAFA Asks Why SCOTUS is Re-Evaluating Issues Already Decided Upon by Voters
month of March will be a crucial time for the definition of traditional
marriage and family in America, as the Supreme Court of the United States will
hear arguments about Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.
March 05, 2013Sears and JCPenney Pull Advertising from ‘Saturday Night Live’ After Request from AFALate-Night Show Mocked Jesus Christ and AFA Urged Christians to Contact Sears, JCP to Stop Supporting Shows that Attack Faith
– Last week, it was one retail giant down, one to go. This week, two
of the largest and oldest retailers in the United States have both responded to
American Family Association (AFA) by pulling their advertising
from NBC’s show, “Saturday Night Live” (SNL).
March 19, 2012American Family Studios releases October Baby -- a family story of hope, life and forgiveness
After a resounding success in a limited release, October Baby will premier nationally on March 23, 2012. American Family Studios, a division of the American Family Association, has partnered with Provident Films and Gravitas Productions for the national release.
March 07, 2011AFA pledges advertiser boycott of ABC’s Good Christian Bitches
ABC is preparing a pilot for a new series entitled “Good Christian Bitches.” A star, Leslie Bibb, has been chosen for the series, and the show’s executive producer, Darren Star, brought “Sex and the City” and “90210” to the small screen.
March 24, 2010AFA condemns judge's ruling in senior prom caseAFA condemns judge's ruling in senior prom case
U.S. District Court Judge Glen H. Davidson ruled yesterday that Itawamba County Agricultural High School violated graduating senior Constance McMillen's constitutional right to free speech by refusing her permission to wear a tuxedo and bring a lesbian date to the senior prom.
March 18, 2010AFA pulls out the stops to defeat ObamaCare
The American Family Association (AFA) this week used its extensive data base to send targeted action alerts into the districts of 46 Democratic congressmen whose position on this weekend's ObamaCare vote is uncertain.
March 03, 2010Wildmon resigns as AFA Chairman
Donald E. Wildmon, chairman of American Family Association (AFA) for more than 30 years, has resigned as chairman of the board for the national ministry. The resignation comes following several months of hospitalization. A bite from a mosquito carrying the St. Louis encephalitis virus caused Wildmon’s illness.
March 19, 2009AFA to sponsor TEA parties in 1000 cities on April 15Leader says solution to financial problems above pay grade of Pres. Obama, Congress
(Tupelo, MS) - American Family
Association (AFA) says it is planning Taxed Enough Already (TEA) party rallies
in 1,000 cities and towns on April 15. The TEA parties will be held at noon in
front of city halls across the country.