June 30, 2014Supreme Court Affirms Nation’s Commitment to Religious LibertyIndependence Law Center hails victory for Lancaster company Conestoga Wood Specialties in abortifacient mandate case
Today the United States Supreme Court affirmed our nation’s historic
understanding of religious liberty by providing an exception to the
abortifacient mandate that had been handed down by the Department of Health and
Human Services (HHS) as part of the Affordable Care Act.
June 30, 2014Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Decision Is a Victory for Christian Businesses OwnersAmerican Family Association Says Today’s Court Decision Will Protect the Religious Liberties of Christians Engaged in Commerce
Today’s U.S. Supreme
Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., is a victory for Christian
business owners, who will now be protected from unconstitutional government
mandates forcing them to compromise their religious convictions in their
business practices and policies.
June 24, 2014President Obama Signs Order Banning LGBT ‘Discrimination’ for Federal ContractorsAmerican Family Association Says President Made Mockery of God’s Word in Speech Leading Up to Signing of Executive Order
Barack Obama signed an executive order banning federal contractors from
discriminating from the LGBT community in their hiring and firing.
June 09, 2014Colorado Baker Ordered to Undergo Sensitivity Training for Marriage ViewsAmerican Family Association Says ‘Sensitivity Training’ Violates Religious Freedom, Eerily Similar to Communist States
The head of a
Colorado family-owned bakery has been ordered to undergo sensitivity training
for declining to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, as well as ordered to
make cakes for same-sex weddings—even though same-sex marriage goes against his
religious beliefs and isn’t even legal in Colorado.
June 10, 2014Hate-Driven Vandalism Targets Hobby LobbyAmerican Family Association Says Abortion-Themed Vandalism Is Attack on Faith-Based Business as Court Decision Looms
Controversial pro-abortion propaganda artist Ron English recently posted a
video on his web site depicting a sacrilegious act of vandalism at a New York
Hobby Lobby store.
June 26, 2013Supreme Court Reverses Prop 8, Overturns DOMAAmerican Family Association Says Christians Must Now Focus on Protecting Religious Freedoms
The Supreme Court of the United States today
announced its decision to reverse the voter-approved Proposition 8 in
California, making it legal for same-sex couples to wed in the state.
June 25, 2013Victory for Life: American Family Association Thanks Congressmen in U.S. House of Representatives Who Voted for Protecting Unborn Babies Through Passage of ‘Pain-Capable’ Act
House of Representatives spoke up for unborn babies last week with the
passing of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, a bill sponsored by
Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) that will protect babies from abortion after 20
June 20, 2013AFA Available for Comment on DOMA, Prop 8 to Represent Voice of Millions of Conservative Christian Americans
Spokespersons from the American Family
www.afa.net) will be immediately available for
comment upon the announcement of The Supreme Court of the United States'
decision to either uphold or overturn the voter-approved Proposition 8 in
June 17, 2013U.S. Navy Catering to Homosexuals Through Partner Benefits, While Air Force Creates Anti-Religious EnvironmentAmerican Family Association Urges Americans to Tell US Military What They Think of ‘Policies’
The U.S. Navy is embarking on a new
mission—to train its personnel on how to provide military benefits to same-sex domestic
partners, paid by American taxpayers.
June 29, 2011AFA responds to critics of prayer eventThe American Family
Association has answered critics of The Response, a prayer event to be held at
Reliant Stadium in Houston on August 6.
June 06, 2011Mississippi Supreme Court considers Personhood AmendmentA Statement on the Occasion of Oral Arguments before the Mississippi Supreme Court in the
ACLU/Planned Parenthood Suit, Hughes vs. Hosemann et al.
For over two years, hundreds of men and women, sons and daughters across our fair state have patiently and prayerfully labored to successfully bring forth the Mississippi Personhood Amendment, Measure No. 26, to its rightful place on the November 8, 2011 general election ballot.
June 23, 2010AFA says using 10-year old as gay pride parade grand marshal a form of child abuse
This weekend, the Northwest
Arkansas Gay Pride Parade will have a 10-year-old boy, Will Marshall, serving
as Grand Marshal. The boy says of homosexuals that this “is the way they are
June 21, 2010President uses Father’s Day to promote radical homosexual agenda
American Family Association today criticized President Barack Obama for
celebrating households headed by “two fathers” in his Father’s Day
June 04, 2010AFA blasts CBS for show with profanity in the title
Coming this fall, CBS will
air a new program, “$#*! My Dad Says,” a new comedy based on the popular
Twitter feed “Sh*t My Dad Says.” The show is scheduled to air at 8:30 p.m. on
Thursday nights. The program stars William Shatner, who gives politically
incorrect advice to his son. CBS’s tagline for the show is “This Fall the Shat
hits the fan!” Then they have the audacity to say the show is perfectly
suitable for family viewing.
June 04, 2010President nominates pro-homosexual, anti-military lawyer to Supreme Court
The American Family
Association today came out in strong opposition to President Obama's nomination
of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court. AFA
opposes Kagan because of her opposition to the military's "Don't Ask,
Don't Tell" policy and her apparent opposition to the Defense of Marriage
June 01, 2010AFA calls for President Obama to stand squarely with Israel
The American Family
Association today issued a clarion call for President Obama to stand squarely
with Israel in the
controversy over Israel's
conflict with a flotilla of "humanitarian" ships from Turkey