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Press Releases for June



Release Date: June 30, 2014
Supreme Court Affirms Nation’s Commitment to Religious Liberty
Independence 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.




Release Date: June 30, 2014
Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Decision Is a Victory for Christian Businesses Owners
American 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.

 




Release Date: June 24, 2014
President Obama Signs Order Banning LGBT ‘Discrimination’ for Federal Contractors
American Family Association Says President Made Mockery of God’s Word in Speech Leading Up to Signing of Executive Order

 Today, President Barack Obama signed an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating from the LGBT community in their hiring and firing.

 




Release Date: June 09, 2014
Colorado Baker Ordered to Undergo Sensitivity Training for Marriage Views
American 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. 




Release Date: June 10, 2014
Hate-Driven Vandalism Targets Hobby Lobby
American 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. 

 




Release Date: June 26, 2013
Supreme Court Reverses Prop 8, Overturns DOMA
American 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.




Release Date: June 25, 2013
Victory 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


The U.S. 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 weeks. 




Release Date: June 20, 2013
AFA Available for Comment on DOMA, Prop 8 to Represent Voice of Millions of Conservative Christian Americans


 Spokespersons from the American Family Association (AFA, 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 California.




Release Date: June 17, 2013
U.S. Navy Catering to Homosexuals Through Partner Benefits, While Air Force Creates Anti-Religious Environment
American 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. 

 




Release Date: June 29, 2011
AFA responds to critics of prayer event


The American Family Association has answered critics of The Response, a prayer event to be held at Reliant Stadium in Houston on August 6.  


Release Date: June 06, 2011
Mississippi Supreme Court considers Personhood Amendment


A 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.


Release Date: June 23, 2010
AFA 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 born.”




Release Date: June 21, 2010
President uses Father’s Day to promote radical homosexual agenda


 

The American Family Association today criticized President Barack Obama for celebrating households headed by “two fathers” in his Father’s Day proclamation.




Release Date: June 04, 2010
AFA 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.




Release Date: June 04, 2010
President 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 Act (DOMA).

 


Release Date: June 01, 2010
AFA 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





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