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Press Releases for October 2009

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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